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The Origins of NeoliberalismModeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault$
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Dotan Leshem

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231177764

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.001.0001

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From Ecclesiastical to Market Economy

From Ecclesiastical to Market Economy

Chapter:
(p.153) 6 From Ecclesiastical to Market Economy
Source:
The Origins of Neoliberalism
Author(s):

Dotan Leshem

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.003.0006

The sixth chapter (From Ecclesiastical to Market Economy) revises some of the main aspects of Arendt’s and Foucault’s critical accounts of modernity. It also discusses the definition of: the economy; economic desire and its desired object; politics; and philosophy in pre-Christian Greek antiquity, Christianity, Liberalism and Neoliberalism. the chapter concludes looking for venues to surpass the latter by going beyond Arendt and Foucault.

Keywords:   Economic Growth, Michel Foucault, Hannah Ardent, Neoliberalism: critical Thought, Economic Theory

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