Philosophy of Economics

Philosophy of Economics

by D. Ross


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230302976
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/07/2014
Series: Palgrave Philosophy Today
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 341
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Don Ross is Professor of Economics and Dean of Commerce at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and Program Director for Methodology in the Center for Economic Analysis of Risk at Georgia State University, USA. He previously lectured at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Ottawa. He is the author of many previous articles and books on economic methodology, philosophy of science, and experimental studies of risky choice.

Table of Contents

List of Figures List of Acronyms Series Editor's Preface Preface 1. Philosophy of Economics as Philosophy of Science 2. Economics and its Neighbours Before 1980 3. The Expansion of the Economic Toolbox 4. How Economics and Psychology Differ 5. Economics as a Social Science References Index

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