The Philosophy of Economics: An Anthology / Edition 3

The Philosophy of Economics: An Anthology / Edition 3

by Daniel M. Hausman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521709849

ISBN-13: 9780521709842

Pub. Date: 11/30/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Expanded and updated coverage of such key areas as positivism and economic methodology as well as special methodological problems and perspectives enhances this new edition of twenty-two classic and more recent pivotal investigations into the philosophy of economics.

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Expanded and updated coverage of such key areas as positivism and economic methodology as well as special methodological problems and perspectives enhances this new edition of twenty-two classic and more recent pivotal investigations into the philosophy of economics.

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ISBN-13:
9780521709842
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2007
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction     1
Classic Discussions     39
On the Definition and Method of Political Economy   John Stuart Mill     41
Objectivity and Understanding in Economics   Max Weber     59
The Nature and Significance of Economic Science   Lionel Robbins     73
Economics and Human Action   Frank Knight     100
Selected Texts on Economics, History, and Social Science   Karl Marx     108
The Limitations of Marginal Utility   Thorstein Veblen     129
Positivist and Popperian Views     143
The Methodology of Positive Economics   Milton Friedman     145
Testability and Approximation   Herbert Simon     179
Why Look Under the Hood?   Daniel M. Hausman     183
Popper and Lakatos in Economic Methodology   D. Wade Hands     188
Ideology and Normative Economics     205
Science and Ideology   Joseph Schumpeter     207
Welfare Propositions of Economics and Interpersonal Comparisons of Utility   Nicholas Kaldor     222
The Philosophical Foundations of Mainstream Normative Economics   Daniel M. Hausman   Michael S. McPherson     226
Why Is Cost-Benefit Analysis So Controversial?   Robert H. Frank     251
Capability and Well-Being   Amartya Sen     270
Branches and Schools of Economics and Their Methodological Problems     295
Econometrics as Observation: The Lucas Critique and the Nature of Econometric Inference   Kevin D. Hoover     297
Does Macroeconomics Need Microfoundations?   Kevin D. Hoover     315
Economics in the Laboratory   Vernon Smith     334
Neuroeconomics: Using Neuroscience to Make Economic Predictions   Colin F. Camerer     356
The Market as a Creative Process   James M. Buchanan   Viktor J. Vanberg     378
What Is the Essence of Institutional Economics?   Geoffrey M. Hodgson     399
New Directions in Economic Methodology     413
The Rhetoric of This Economics   Deirdre N. McCloskey     415
Realism   Uskali Maki     431
What Has Realism Got to Do with It?   Tony Lawson     439
Feminism and Economics   Julie A. Nelson     454
Credible Worlds: The Status of Theoretical Models in Economics   Robert Sugden     476
Selected Bibliography of Books on Economic Methodology      511
Index     521

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