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Reflection without rules : economic methodology and contemporary science theory

Author: D Wade Hands
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Reflection without Rules offers a comprehensive, pointed exploration of the methodological tradition in economics and the breakdown of the received view within the philosophy of science. Professor Hands investigates the increased role of naturalistic and sociological approaches in methodological debates and examines the roles of pragmatism, discourse, and situatedness in discussions of scientific knowledge before
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Wade Hands
ISBN: 0521497159 9780521497152 0521797969 9780521797962
OCLC Number: 44128423
Description: xi, 480 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The methodological tradition in economics --
The breakdown of the received view within the philosophy of science --
The naturalistic turn --
The sociological turn --
Pragmatism, discourse, and situatedness --
Recent developments in economic methodology --
The economic turn --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: D. Wade Hands.
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