Heilbroner, Robert L.

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HEILBRONER, Robert L. American, b. 1919. Genres: Economics. Career: Norman Thomas Professor, New School for Social Research, NYC, 1972-, now emeritus; Vice President, American Economic Association, 1984; Scholar of the Year, New York Council for the Humanities, 1994. Publications: The Future as History, 1960; The Making of Economic Society, 1962; The Great Ascent, 1963; The Limits of American Capitalism, 1966; Between Capitalism and Socialism, 1970; The Economic Problem, 1971, (with J.K. Galbraith) 8th ed. 1989; The Worldly Philosophers, 1972, latest ed., 1986; Inquiry into the Human Prospect, 1973, 2nd ed., 1980; Marxism: For and Against, 1980; The Nature and Logic of Capitalism, 1986; Behind the Veil of Economics, 1988; Twenty-first Century Capitalism, 1993; Visions of the Future, 1995; (with W. Milberg) The Crisis of Vision in Modern Economic Thought, 1996; Teachings from the Worldly Philosophy, 1996. Address: New School for Social Research, 66 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011, U.S.A.