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Author Mirowski, Philip, 1951-

Title Machine dreams : economics becomes a cyborg science / Philip Mirowski.

Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  330.1 MIRO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 655 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Cyborg agonistes -- 2. Some cyborg genealogies -- or, how the demon got its bots -- 3. John von Neumann and the cyborg incursion into economics -- 4. The military, the scientists and the revised rules of the game -- 5. Do cyborgs dream of efficient markets? -- 6. The empire strikes back -- 7. Core wars -- 8. Machines who think vs. machines that sell.
Summary Machine Dreams recounts how the computer has transformed the content of American economics.
Subject Economics.
Cybernetics -- Economic aspects -- History.
Economic history -- 1945-
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Computer science -- History.
ISBN 0521772834
0521775264 (paperback) £23.95