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slumry commented on the word oikonomia
I wondered about what pigs had to to with it too! Of course that was what attracted me to the word. The truth turned out to be interesting also.
July 26, 2007
reesetee commented on the word oikonomia
These Greeks...did they own pigs? ;-)
often contrasted with chrematistics. For example: http://books.google.com/books?id=nNU3Kjg4rhgC&pg=PA67&dq=chrematistics&sig=bf6DOSb-qSn6o_gcTauXag8iaJw
household management Greek root of economics