Ecological Economics and the Ecology of Economics

Essays in Criticism

'Daly's book is an excellent and illustrating confrontation of the two important paradigms of scientific economics. It leaves the reader with the conviction that the still prevailing paradigm of neo-classical economics will have to be replaced if sustainability is to become a real objective of economic policy.' - Günther Weinschenck, Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture In this controversial book Herman Daly, a leading commentator on the environment, offers lively criticism of existing work on ecological economics and the economics of ecology. the theme throughout the book is about changes in perspective, attitudes and policies required to avoid uneconomic growth - that is, the impoverishment that results when the environmental and social costs of growth exceed the benefits.

' - Günther Weinschenck, Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture In this controversial book Herman Daly, a leading commentator on the environment, offers lively criticism of existing work on ecological economics and the economics of ...