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Title Economics for real : Uskali Mäki and the place of truth in economics / edited by Aki Lehtinen, Jaakko Kuorikoski and Petri Ylikoski
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 280 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge INEM advances in economic methodology ; 14
Routledge INEM advances in economic methodology ; 14
Contents Saving truth for economics / Frank Hindriks -- The verisimilitude of economic models / Ilkka Niiniluoto -- Mäki's MISS / Daniel M. Hausman -- Mäki's three notions of isolation / Till Grüne-Yanoff -- Theorectical isolation and the dynamics of dispute : going beyond Mäki's de- and re-isolation / Jack Vromen -- Are preferences for real? : choice theory, folk psychology, and the hard case for commonsensible realism / Francesco Guala -- Realism, commonsensibles, and economics : the case of comtemporary revealed preference theory / D. Wade Hands -- Mäki's realism and the scope of economics / Don Ross -- Mäki on economics imperialism / John B. Davis -- Pragmatism, perspectival realism, and econometrics / Kevin D. Hoover -- Conversation, realism, and inference : revisiting the rhetoric vs. realism dispute / Jesús Zamora Bonilla -- How to be critical and realist about economics / Jaakko Kuorikoski and Petri Ylikoski
Summary This book provides the first comprehensive and critical examination of Mäki's realist philosophy of economics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Economics -- Methodology.
Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects
Economics -- Philosophy.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Theory.
Economics -- Methodology.
Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Economics -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Kuorikoski, Jaakko.
Lehtinen, Aki Petteri.
Ylikoski, Petri.
LC no. 2011410981
ISBN 0203148401
1136513256
1136513264
9781136513251
9780203148402
9781136513268