Aristotle on Technique and Chrematistics

Miguel Martinez

Universidad de Navarra

March 12, 2011

Empresa y Humanismo, Vol. XIV, No. 2, pp. 69-88, 2011

This paper exposes the aristotelian concept of technique to analize, from it, the difference between economics and chrematistics. It suggests that the singular simbolic nature of money is the key to order one to another, and both in order to politics. It concluyes noting the contrast between modern's and aristotelian attitude to solve the main problem of chrematistics: the absence of limit.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 15

Keywords: Technique, Chrematistics, Aristotle, Money, Politics

JEL Classification: B11

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Date posted: April 5, 2012  

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Martinez, Miguel, Aristotle on Technique and Chrematistics (March 12, 2011). Empresa y Humanismo, Vol. XIV, No. 2, pp. 69-88, 2011. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2034380

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Miguel Martinez (Contact Author)
Universidad de Navarra ( email )
Universidad de Navarra
Campus Universitario
Pamplona, 31009
HOME PAGE: http://www.unav.es/facultad/econom/miguel-alfonso-martinez-echeverria
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