Monthly Archives: April 2014

Working Paper: Cyril Hédoin, “Epistemic Basis for Collective Intentions In Games”

Cyril Hédoin (Université Reims – Champagne-Ardennes) has recently published online a working paper entitled “Epistemic Basis for Collective Intentions In Games“. Abstract: Economists and philosophers have generally tackled the so-called “collective action problem” in two different ways. While the former … Continue reading

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Article: Daniyal Khan, “Economics as a Science, Economics as a Vocation: A Weberian Examination of Robert Heilbroner’s Philosophy of Economics” (Economic Thought)

A new article was recently published by the online journal Economic Thought – History, Philosophy and, Methodology: Daniyal Khan, “Economics as a Science, Economics as a Vocation: A Weberian Examination of Robert Heilbroner’s Philosophy of Economics“, (Ec, 2014, vol. 3, … Continue reading

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Article: Alex Rosenberg,”From Rational Choice to Reflexivity: Learning from Sen, Keynes, Hayek, Soros, and most of all, from Darwin” (Economic Thought)

A new article was recently published by the online journal Economic Thought – History, Philosophy and, Methodology: Alex Rosenberg, “From Rational Choice to Reflexivity: Learning from Sen, Keynes, Hayek, Soros, and most of all, from Darwin“, (Ec, 2014, vol. 3, … 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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Conference (Programme): 19th SCEME Seminar in Economic Methodology, May 15th-16th, 2014, (Bristol, United Kingdom)

On May 15th and 16th, a two days conference on “Methodology of Economics and the Natural Environment” will be organised in the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK (Room 4C24, Frenchay Campus). “Climate change, biodiversity loss and resource … Continue reading

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Workshop: Well-being and Happiness, May 30th, 2014, IDEA CETL (Leeds, United Kingdom)

On May 30th, a half-day workshop on “Well-being and Happiness” will be organised in the IDEA CETL (Department of Applied Ethics), University of Leeds ( from 10.30-14.00 at the IDEA CETL). It will consist of presentations from Valerie Tiberius (University … Continue reading

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Workshop: Rationality and the Economic Crisis, May 8th-9th, 2014, ENS (Paris, France)

On May 8th and 9th, a workshop on “Rationality and the Economic Crisis” will be organised in the Ecole Normale Supérieur (ENS) (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Salle Dussane, 45 rue d’Ulm, 75005 Paris). This event is organised with the support of … Continue reading

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Conference (Call for Papers): International Conference on New Thinking in Economic Theory and Policy, September 13th-15th, 2014, Meiji University (Tokyo, Japan)

From September 13th to 15th, 2014, an international conference on New Thinking in Economic Theory and Policy will be organised by the Meiji University in Tokyo (Japan).  This conference is co-sponsored by the following journals: Review of Keynesian Economics (Edward … Continue reading

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Seminar: Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage, May 1st, 2014, CPNSS (London, United Kingdom)

On May 1st, a special session of the Choice Group seminar on “Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage” will be organised by the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Sciences (CPNSS) (London School of Economics) (from … Continue reading

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Blog: Cyril Hédoin, “The Philosophy of Economics, What’s That Exactly?”

On his blog (Rationalité Limité [Bounded Rationality]), Cyril Hédoin published a text entitled “The Philosophy of Economics, What’s That Exactly?” (in French). There are a lot of reasons to assume that this post could be of interest for the members … Continue reading

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