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Epilogue. Economic Imagination

  • Ekkehart Schlicht

Abstract

Leaning back again, we might look at all that has been said from a broader perspective. Emphasizing that economic thinking proceeds by isolating the relevant processes and stressing the hermeneutic nature of the aggregation problem amount to envisaging economic processes as embedded in a broader context. Furthermore, in deciding whether these processes possess a sufficient degree of autonomy to make it possible to treat them in isolation, we must rely primarily on disciplined imagination.

Keywords

Real World Broad Context Broad Perspective Causal Chain Economic Process 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ekkehart Schlicht
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  1. 1.Institut für VolkswirtschaftslehreTechnische Hochschule DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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