Category Archives: Books

Seminar: Pierre Livet, November 19th, 2014, GREQAM (Aix-en-Provence, France)

On November 19th, Pierre Livet (Aix-Marseille University, France) is invited in the Economic philosophy seminar organised by GREQAM (to 4.30 to 6.30 pm, meetings room, Campus Ferry, Aix-en-Provence). The title of his presenation will be “Les diverses formes d’inter-intentionnalité dans … Continue reading

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Book: Gilles Campagnolo, Critique de l’économie politique classique. Marx, Menger et l’Ecole historique allemande (Matériologiques, 2014)

Gilles Campagnolo has recently published a second and expanded edition of his book entitled Critique de l’économie politique classique. Marx, Menger et l’Ecole historique allemande (Matériologiques, 2014, 536 pages). This second edition is the occasion to remind that the first … Continue reading

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Book: Birger P. Priddat, Communication and Economic Theory: How to Deal With Rationality in a Communicational Environment (Springer, 2014)

Birger P. Priddat has recently published a book entitled Communication and Economic Theory: How to Deal With Rationality in a Communicational Environment (Springer, 2014, 147 pages). Abstract: This book analyzes the different topics which highlight the relevance of communication within markets. … Continue reading

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Book: Stephen Pratten, Social Ontology and Modern Economics (Routledge, 2014)

Stephen Pratten has recently published a book entitled Social Ontology and Modern Economics (Routledge, 2014, 588 pages). Abstract: Economists increasingly recognise that engagement with social ontology – the study of the basic subject matter and constitution of social reality – can facilitate … Continue reading

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Book: Carlo Martini & Marcel Boumans (eds), Experts and Consensus in Social Science (Springer, 2014)

Carlo Martini & Marcel Boumans have recently edited a collective book entitled Experts and Consensus in Social Science (Springer, 2014, 305 pages). Abstract: This book brings together the research of philosophers and social scientists. It examines those areas of scientific practice where reliance … Continue reading

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Book: Eric Maskin & Amartya Sen (eds), “The Arrow Impossibility Theorem” (Columbia University Press, 2014)

Eric Maskin & Amartya Sen have recently edited a collective book entitled The Arrow Impossibility Theorem (Columbia University Press, 2014, 168 pages). Abstract: Kenneth J. Arrow’s pathbreaking “impossibility theorem” was a watershed innovation in the history of welfare economics, voting theory, … Continue reading

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Book: Harro Maas, Economic Methodology: A Historical Introduction (Routledge, 2014)

Harro Maas (Utrecht University School of Economics – Chair of Economics of the Welfare State) has recently published a book entitled Economic Methodology: A Historical Introduction (Routledge, 2014, 188 pages). Abstract: Ever since the inception of economics over two hundred years ago, … Continue reading

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Book: Harro Maas, Economic Methodology, A Historical Introduction (Routledge, 2014)

Harro Maas (Utrecht University School of Economics – Chair of Economics of the Welfare State) has recently published a book entitled Economic Methodology, A Historical Introduction (Routledge, 2014, 188 pages). Abstract: Ever since the inception of economics over two hundred … Continue reading

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Book: Don Ross, Philosophy of Economics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)

Don Ross (University of Cape Town, South Africa, & Georgia State University, USA) has recently published a book entitled Philosophy of Economics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 360 pages). Abstract: What is economics fundamentally about? Some say ‘money’. But that only applies, at … Continue reading

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Book: Severine Deneulin, Well-being, Justice and Development Ethics (Routledge, 2014)

Severine Deneulin has recently published a book entitled Well-being, Justice and Development Ethics (Routledge, 2014, 124 pages). Abstract: The question of the meaning of progress and development is back on the political agenda. How to frame this discontent and search for … Continue reading

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