Prelims

The Natural Economic Science

ISBN: 978-1-78973-220-7, eISBN: 978-1-78973-219-1

Publication date: 7 June 2019

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Fudulu, P. (2019), "Prelims", The Natural Economic Science, Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. i-xi. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78973-219-120191012

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THE NATURAL ECONOMIC SCIENCE

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THE NATURAL ECONOMIC SCIENCE

Re-writing Economic Fundamentals

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PAUL FUDULU

United Kingdom – North America – Japan – India – Malaysia – China

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List of Figures

Chapter 5
Figure 5.1 The Taxonomy of Human Ends Based on the Anti-entropic Nature of Life. 82
Figure 5.2 From Primary Mega-ends to Derived and Sublimated Ordinary Ends. 83
Figure 5.3 Passions and Their Relation to Mega-ends. 84
Chapter 6
Figure 6.1 The Relatively Low Opportunity Cost for Fish Results in a Relatively High Preference for Fish. 98
Figure 6.2 The Relatively High Opportunity Cost for Fish Results in a Relatively Low Preference for Fish. 98
Figure 6.3 The Consistent Choice of the Opportunity Cost Patterns. 102
Figure 6.4 The Choice of the Institutional Setting Is Consistent with the Cultural Values. 103
Chapter 7
Figure 7.1 Rules and Opportunity Costs of the Mega-goods. 120
Figure 7.2 Perfect Relative Power Equality and Cultural Blindness. 122
Chapter 8
Figure 8.1 Greek, Roman, and Christian Cultures Expressed in Terms of Preferences for the Mega-ends Absolute Wealth (w) and Relative Power (r). 138
Figure 8.2 Greek, Roman, and Christian Cultures Expressed in Terms of Patterned Opportunity Costs (rule) for the Mega-ends Absolute Wealth (w) and Relative Power (r). 138
Figure 8.3 Cultural Predetermination of Economic Performance. 141
Figure 8.4 The Alteration of Cultural Opportunity Costs by Climate. 144
Chapter 9
Figure 9.1 The Ex Post Coercion. 160
Figure 9.2 The Ex Ante Coercion. 161

List of Exhibits

Chapter 8
Exhibit 8.1 The Comparative Ability of Capturing the Features of Culture. 140
Exhibit 8.2 Correlations among Climate, Level of Relative Power, and Economic Performance. 142

Acknowledgment

I am indebted to many professors for finalizing this book by commenting on its parts or as a whole and being supportive of my perspective. I would only mention here Solomon I. Cohen, John Henry, and Geert Hofstede. For enhancing the presentation of my English and editing the whole book, my special thanks go to Colleen Spears.