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Testing, rationality and progress : essays on the Popperian tradition in economic methodology

Author: D Wade Hands
Publisher: Lanham (Md.) : Rowman and Littlefield, 1993.
Series: The worldly philosophy : studies at the intersection of philosophy and economics
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'...a thoughtful, sustained reflection...a valuable contribution to the growing literature in the philosophy or economics.'-ETHICS

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Wade Hands
ISBN: 0847677249 9780847677245
OCLC Number: 468799574
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 203-232. Index.
Description: XIV-238 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Methodology of Economic Research Programs; Wong on Samuelson's Revealed Preference Theory; The Role of Crucial Counterexamples in the Growth of Economic Knowledge - Two Case Studies in the Recent History of Economic Thought; Blaug's Economic Methodology; Second Thoughts on Lakatos; Second Thought on "Second Thoughts" - Reconsidering the Lakatosian Progress of "The General Theory"; Karl Popper and Economic Methodology - A New Look; Ad Hocness in Economics and Popperioan Philosophy; Falsification, Situational Analysis and Scientific Research Programs - The Popperian Tradition in Economic Methodology; The Problem of Excess Content - Economics, Novelty, and a Long Popperian Tale; The Popperian Tradition in Economic Methodology - What's Left?
Series Title: The worldly philosophy : studies at the intersection of philosophy and economics
Responsibility: D. Wade Hands.
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D. Wade Hands is one of the three or four leading figures currently working on economic methodology ... The essays are philosophically sound, and the scholarship is impeccable. This volume is must Read more...

 
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