Philosophy

    The concept of homo economicus, a being that simply maximizes utility under constraint, is rooted in a value system that may not, in fact, be universal. Our scholars are exploring the role of philosophy in understanding and forming the underlying assumptions of the neoclassical economic model.

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    Can Philosophy Stop Bankers From Stealing?

    Pernicious cultural norms inside American banks and regulatory agencies have crowded out fundamental moral principles. Ed Kane proposes an antidote. Read more