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Title New directions in economic methodology / edited by Roger E. Backhouse
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (x, 394 pages)
Series Economics as social theory
Economics as social theory.
Contents Introduction : new directions in economic methodology / R.E. Backhouse -- Ends and means in the methodology of economics / T.W. Hutchison -- The art of economics by the numbers / D. Colander -- What are the questions? / P. Mirowski -- The sociology of scientific knowledge : some thoughts on the possibilities / D.W. Hands -- Why I am not a constructivist : confessions of an unrepentant Popperian / M. Blaug -- Two proposals for the recovery of economic practice / B.J. Caldwell -- Scientific thinking without scientific method : two views of Popper / L.A. Boland -- The Lakatosian legacy in economic methodology / R.E. Backhouse -- Kuhn, Lakatos, and the character of economics / D.M. Hausman -- What is the cognitive status of economic theory? / A. Rosenberg -- Reorienting the assumptions issue / U. Mäki -- A realist theory for economics / T. Lawson -- Pragmatism, pragmaticism and economic method / K.D. Hoover -- How to do a rhetorical analysis, and why / D.N. McCloskey -- Metaphor and economics / W. Henderson -- The economy as text / V. Brown
Analysis Economics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Economics -- Methodology.
Economics -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Backhouse, Roger.
LC no. 93037623
ISBN 0203204085
0415096375 (paperback)
0585460604 (electronic bk.)
9780415096379 (paperback)
9780585460604 (electronic bk.)