[OPE-L:6265] Re: Capital, thermodynamics and capital

From: Paul Cockshott (paul@cockshott.com)
Date: Tue Jan 08 2002 - 05:39:49 EST

On Mon, 07 Jan 2002, you wrote:
> The following is perhaps addressed especially to Alan F, Allin, Duncan, and
> Paul C, but has anyone any knowledge of the following work, or its author?
>                 Scarcity's ways: the origins of capital. A critical essay on
> thermodynamics, statistical mechanics and economics.

Looks interesting but I know nothing about it.

> 	Michael S. Macrakis 
>                 Boston studies in the philosophy of science. v176 
>                 Dordrecht. London. Kluwer Academic. c1997 
> All I know of the author is what I have just read in today's Independent,
> which contains an obit. of the author (who died last November).
> Julian
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