Interdisciplinary economics: Kenneth E. Boulding’s engagement in the sciences

Wilfred Dolfsma*, Stefan Kesting

*Corresponding author for this work

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Kenneth Boulding was a prolific writer across so many different fields that not only is he often much referred to and cited, he is considered a core member of many of these fields. Boulding is the quintessential interdisciplinary scholar. He died in 1993, but he has left a legacy in economics, conflict studies, systems theory, ecology, biology, communication studies, and ethics. As an economist proper he has tested and expanded the boundaries of that field without unduly “invading” and undermining the expertise and established knowledge of the other social sciences. This proposed volume will allow scholars who have worked or are starting to work in areas that Boulding has initiated, established and made a continued contribution to, to understand the links between these fields and other related ones. The volume will establish a source of inspiration for some time to come.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages605
ISBN (Print)9780203520215
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jul 2013
Externally publishedYes

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