© 1992

Essays on the Methodology and Discourse of Economics


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

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

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273

About this book


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.


economic policy economics macroeconomics

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  1. 1.Michigan State UniversityUSA

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