Monthly Archives: October 2014

Working Paper: Ingrid Robeyns, “Capabilitarianism”

Ingrid Robeyns has recently published online a working paper entitled “Capabilitarianism“. Abstract: Despite the proliferation of scholarly work on the capability approach, and its wide endorsement as a theoretical framework in a variety of applications, there are very few sufficiently detailed … Continue reading

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Working Paper: Hak Choi, “The Useless Utility Theory”

Hak Choi has recently published online a working paper entitled “The Useless Utility Theory“. Abstract: This paper searches through the many syllabi of Economics, but cannot find any valid theory derived by utility method. Utility is a kindergarten teaching of trade-off, … Continue reading

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Article: Claudio Gnesutta, “If ‘Well-Being’ is the Key Concept in Political Economy…” (Economic Thought)

An article has recently been published by the journal Economic Thought: Claudio Gnesutta, “If ‘Well-Being’ is the Key Concept in Political Economy…” (ET, vol. 3/2, 2014, pp. 70-81). Abstract: If ‘well-being’ is to be the key concept in political economy, … Continue reading

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Article: Neera Badhwar, “Objectivity and Subjectivity in Theories of Well-Being” (Philosophy and Public Policy Quarterly)

An article has recently been published by the journal Philosophy and Public Policy Quarterly: Neera Badhwar, “Objectivity and Subjectivity in Theories of Well-Being” (PaPPQ, vol. 32/1, 2014, pp. 23 – 28). First lines: In the philosophical literature as well as … Continue reading

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Article: Raluca Dragusanu, Daniele Giovannucci & Nathan Nunn, “The Economics of Fair Trade” (Journal of Economic Perspective)

An article has recently been published by the Journal of Economic Perspective: Raluca Dragusanu, Daniele Giovannucci & Nathan Nunn, “The Economics of Fair Trade” (JoEP, 28(3), pp. 217-236). Abstract: Fair Trade is a labeling initiative aimed at improving the lives … Continue reading

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Article: Adolfo García de la Sienra Guajardo, “The Logical Structure of Generalized Darwinism” (Energeia)

An article has recently been published by the Journal  Energeia: Adolfo García de la Sienra Guajardo, “The Logical Structure of Generalized Darwinism” (E, vol. 6/1, pp. 61-72). Abstract: The aim in the present paper is to advance toward a systematic set-theoretic … Continue reading

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Seminar: Carlo Martini, October 27th, 2014, TINT (Helsinki, Finland)

On October 27th, Carlo Martini (Unversity of Helsinki) will present one of his works in the Research seminar of TINT (from 2.00 to 4.00 pm, University of Helsinki, Main Building, room 4). The title of his presentation will be “The … Continue reading

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Journal: Journal of Economic Methodology, Vol. 21/3 (September 2014)

The lastest issue of the Journal of Economic Methodology has just been published. Please find below the table of content (Vol. 21/3): Articles: Julie A. Nelson, “The power of stereotyping and confirmation bias to overwhelm accurate assessment: the case of … Continue reading

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Journal: Ethique et économique/Ethics and Economics, Vol. 11/2 (September 2014)

The latest issue of Ethique et économique/Ethics and Economics (Vol. 11, n° 2) has recently been published. Please find below the table of content. Articles: John Feldmann, “La Réserve fédérale, le régime monétaire international et la justice économique“, Nir Eyal, … Continue reading

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Conference (Programme): Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Change Economics, November 11th-13th 2014, TINT (Helsinki, Finland)

A three days conference on “Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Change Economics” will be hosted by Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences [TINT], University of Helsinki from November 11th-13th, 2014. The debates around climate change … Continue reading

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