Paul Heyne wrote a brilliant textbook which not surprisingly went through 11 editions. It was called The Economic Way of Thinking which might sound a bit. Limitations of the Economic Way of Thinking. Paul Heyne. The noted ecological writer Bill McKibben began a recent article for Audubon magazine with the. By Paul Heyne, Peter J. Boettke, and David L. Prychitko "The Economic Way of Thinking develops the basic principles of micro- and macroeconomic analysis. Paul L. Heyne; Peter J. Boettke, George Mason University; David L. Prychitko, The Economic Way of Thinking goes beyond explaining the basic principles.