A primary mark of classical and neo-classical theories of economy is their methodological abstraction of the fundamental forces of economy – namely, supply and demand – from the cultures in which they are embedded. The “market” of which economists speak, and wherein prices achieve equilibrium, is no marketplace: that is, it exists nowhere and everywhere as a Platonic form. It knows no history or culture.
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Stikkers, Kenneth W. “Economy within Culture: Introduction.” Eidos. A Journal for Philosophy of Culture 1, no. 2 (2017): 1–3. https://doi.org/10.26319/2910.
Kenneth W. Stikkers
Department of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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