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As a Human Science

By Bernard

The economy is one of the human science.

Human sciences study the human being as a human.  Biology also study the human being, not as a human, but as a living body.  The humans are free and the human sciences need to take this fact into account, not the biologist:  the human body always react the same way for the biologist.

In the Québec Cegep, these are the different human sciences:

  • Anthropology,
  • Geography,
  • History,
  • Management,
  • Political Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Religious Science,
  • Sociology and
  • Economy, for sure!

We will see all these sciences in the schema of the sciences, shown later, with their relations.

Question Answer
Why the economy can be considered as a human science?

Because the economy study the human being as a human being, like the other human sciences

Which is its specificity? The production, the distribution and the consumption of the goods and services