The End of Value-Free Economics

The End of Value-Free Economics

by Hilary Putnam
     
 

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This book brings together key players in the current debate on positive and normative science and philosophy and value judgements in economics. Both editors have engaged in these debates throughout their careers from its early foundations; Putnam as a doctorial student of Hans Reichenbach at UCLA and Walsh a junior member of Lord Robbins’s department at the

Overview

This book brings together key players in the current debate on positive and normative science and philosophy and value judgements in economics. Both editors have engaged in these debates throughout their careers from its early foundations; Putnam as a doctorial student of Hans Reichenbach at UCLA and Walsh a junior member of Lord Robbins’s department at the London School of Economics, both in the early 1950s.

This book collects recent contributions from Martha Nussbaum and Harvey Gram, as well as a new chapter from the editors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415665162
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/02/2012
Series:
Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology Series , #13
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
0.62(w) x 0.92(h) x 3.70(d)

Meet the Author

Hilary Putnam is Cogan University Professor Emeritus in the Department of Philosophy at Harvard University, USA

Vivian Walsh is Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Economics and Philosophy at The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College, USA.

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