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Culture and Economics

  • Raquel Fernandez
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Abstract

Economic decisions are made within a social context; as Aristotle reminds us, man is a social animal. The relevance of this statement to economics, however, is far from clear. In what ways, if any, do we need to consider the social nature of man in order to study economic questions? This article attempts to provide a partial answer to this question.

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