Monthly Archives: September 2014

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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Journal: Philosophy of the Social Sciences, vol. 44/5 (September 2014)

The latest issue of the Philosophy of Social Sciences journal (Vol. 44/5) has just beenpublished. The table of content is available below: Articles: Marion Godman, Michiru Nagatsu, & Mikko Salmela, “The Social Motivation Hypothesis for Prosocial Behavior“, Hsiang-Ke Chao, “Models … Continue reading

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Article: Cyril Hédoin, “Models in Economics Are Not (Always) Nomological Machines: A Pragmatic Approach to Economists’ Modeling Practices ” (Philosophy of the Social Sciences)

An article has recently been published by the journal Philosophy of the Social Sciences: Cyril Hédoin, “Models in Economics Are Not (Always) Nomological Machines: A Pragmatic Approach to Economists’ Modeling Practice” (POSS, vol. 44/4 (July 2014), pp. 424-459). Abstract: This paper … Continue reading

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Working Paper: Robert Lepenies, “Economists as Political Philosophers – A Critique of Normative Trade Theory”

Robert Lepenies has recently published online a working paper entitled “Economists as Political Philosophers – A Critique of Normative Trade Theory“. Abstract: Economists are political philosophers. This claim is defended based on an investigation of normative arguments made in economics … Continue reading

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Working Paper: Stavros Drakopoulos, “Mainstream Aversion to Economic Methodology and the Scientific Ideal of Physics”

Stavros Drakopoulos has recently published online a working paper entitled “Mainstream Aversion to Economic Methodology and the Scientific Ideal of Physics“. Abstract: There is a persistent aversion towards methodological discourse by most mainstream economists. Frank Hahn (1992) exemplified this attitude and … Continue reading

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Working Paper: Spiros Bougheas & Alan Kirman, “Complex Financial Networks and Systemic Risk: A Review”

Spiros Bougheas & Alan Kirman have recently published online a working paper entitled “Complex Financial Networks and Systemic Risk: A Review“. Abstract: In this paper we review recent advances in …financial economics in relation to the measurement of systemic risk. We … Continue reading

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Article: Berthonnet & Desreumaux, “La coordination par le marché dans Social Choice and Individual Values : mérites normatifs ou mérites techniques ?” (Cahiers d’économie politique)

A new article was recently published by the journal Cahiers d’économie politique/Papers in Political Economy: Irène Berthonnet & Vincent Desreumaux, “La coordination par le marché dans Social Choice and Individual Values : mérites normatifs ou mérites techniques ?” (CEP, vol. … Continue reading

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Seminar: Anna-Mari Rusanen, September 15th, 2014, TINT (Helsinki, Finland)

On September 15th, Anna-Mari Rusanen (University of Helsinki) will present one of her works in the Research seminar of TINT (from 2.00 to 4.00 pm, University of Helsinki, Main Building, room 4). The title of her presentation will be “On Relevance”.

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Seminar: Katherine Brading, September 15th, 2014, EIPE (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

On September 15th, Katherine Brading (University of Notre Dame, US) is invited in the research seminar of the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics (from 5.00 to 6.30 pm, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Campus Woudestein, H-building). The title of her … Continue reading

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Conference (programme): 2nd International Conference “Economic Philosophy”, October 9th-10th, 2014, BETA (Strasbourg, France)

The Second International Conference “Economic Philosophy” will be held at the University of Strasbourg from 9th to 10th October 2014. This conference is organized by the Bureau d’Economie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA, UMR 7522 of CNRS). The provisional programme is … Continue reading

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