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Pluralism in economics. : new perspectives in history and methodology

Author: Andrea Salanti; Ernesto Screpanti
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Brookfield, Vt., US : Edward Elgar Pub., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pluralism in Economics sheds new light on the various meanings & consequences of pluralist approaches to the history & methodology of economics. It focuses on philosophical & methodological issues, & contains case studies.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Pluralism in economics.
Cheltenham, UK ; Brookfield, Vt., US : Edward Elgar Pub., ©1997
(OCoLC)654285400
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Salanti; Ernesto Screpanti
ISBN: 1858981409 9781858981406
OCLC Number: 34558906
Notes: "Essays and comments collected in this volume were originally presented at the conference on 'Pluralism in Economics: Theory, History, and Methodology', held in Bergamo in May 1994 and jointly organized by EAEPE and the Department of Economics of the University of Bergamo"--Acknowledgements
Description: viii, 319 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Andrea Salanti --
1. On criticizing the practices of economists: a case for interventionist methodology / Tony Lawson --
2. The one world and the many theories / Uskali Maki --
3. Levels of description in the hermeneutics of economic theory / Eugenio Benedetti and Stefano Solari. Comment: has economics anything to gain from metaphysics and hermeneutics? / Robert Nadeau --
4. The case for methodological pluralism / Warren J. Samuels. Comment / Riccardo Bellofiore --
5. Methodological pluralism and pluralism of method / Sheila C. Dow. Comment: varieties of pluralism / Bruce Caldwell --
6. The case for controlled pluralism: a bottom-up approach / Robert Delorme. Comment / Augusto Schianchi.
Responsibility: edited by Andrea Salanti and Ernesto Screpanti.

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'. . . provides a valuable and provocative discussion. . . particularly good in exploring the variety of things that pluralism might mean. . .' -- Roger E. Backhouse, Journal of Economic Methodology Read more...

 
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