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Essays on the Methodology and Discourse of Economics

  • Warren J. Samuels
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-8
  3. Economics as Discourse

  4. Methodology, Policy, and the Social Construction of Reality

  5. Values and Ideology in Economics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 231-231
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      Pages 233-248
    3. Warren J. Samuels
      Pages 261-265
  6. Reasoning in Economics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
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    3. Warren J. Samuels
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    4. Warren J. Samuels
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 331-332

About this book

Introduction

Contains a collection of articles on economics as a system of discourse and on certain epistemological problems of economics. The treatment of both topics centres on the role of often implicit assumptions as to whose interests count in reaching conclusions especially as to policy.

Keywords

economic policy economics macroeconomics

Authors and affiliations

  • Warren J. Samuels
    • 1
  1. 1.Michigan State UniversityUSA

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