Theoretical and Practical Reason in Economics: Capacities and Capabilities

Theoretical and Practical Reason in Economics: Capacities and Capabilities

by Ricardo F. Crespo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400755635
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/27/2012
Series: SpringerBriefs in Philosophy
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 109
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

Table of contents.- Summary.- Preface.- Chapter I: Introduction.- Chapter II: Nancy Cartwright, Capacities and Nomological Machines: The Role of Theoretical Reason in Science.- Chapter III: Sen’s Capability Approach: The Role of Practical Reason in Social Science.- Chapter IV: The Contributions of Aristotle’s Thought to the Capability Approach.- Chapter V: Socio-Economic Machines and Practical Models of Development: The Role of the Human Development Index.- Chapter VI: Conclusion: Theoretical and Practical Reason in Economics.

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