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  1. Social Conflicts as Pillars of Democratic Market Society.Albert O. Hirschman - 1994 - Political Theory 22 (2):203-218.
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    Preferences or happiness? Tibor Scitovsky's psychology of human needs.Jeffrey Friedman, Adam McCabe, Joy Rationalism, Freedom Amartya Sen, Juliet Schor, Ronald Inglehart, Taking Commensality Seriously, Albert O. Hirschman & Michael Benedikt - 1996 - Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society 10 (4):471-480.
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    Self-Subversion.Albert O. Hirschman - 2019 - Common Knowledge 25 (1-3):45-50.
    In a survey spanning over half a century of his own work, Hirschman, among the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century on political economy, celebrates the ability to undermine one’s own claims and theories. Whereas skepticism toward other people’s work is not noteworthy, Hirschman argues, self-critque is crucial in relation “to one’s own generalizations or constructs.” But self-criticism and interpretive changes do “not in the end cancel out or refute the earlier findings”; rather, they help to define domains of (...)
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    Melding the public and private spheres: Taking commmensality seriously.Albert O. Hirschman - 1996 - Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society 10 (4):533-550.
    Abstract Tibor Scitovsky's The Joyless Economy distinguished the pleasure of moving from discomfort to comfort and the pleasure of replacing boredom with stimulation. I have argued that there are also pleasures distinctive to participating in public life. A third form of pleasure berlongs to both the private and the public domain: the common meal leads to individual satiation and, as a result of commensality, has important social and public effects. A good example is the banquet in ancient Greece, closely connected (...)
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