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A Research Annual Vol: 21

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31 Dec 2003
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
390 pages - 152 x 229 x 21mm
Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology


This volume contains edited articles on works by Adam Smith, John Maurice Clark, John Maynard Keynes, Knight and Copeland and Sergius Bulgakov. It also features review essays on books covering evolutionary theory, methodology, and economic philosophy and ideology.
List of Contributors. EDITORIAL BOARD. Acknowledgments. , book I: Its relationship to Adam Smith's full moral philosophical visionAn inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. John Maurice Clark and Frank H. Knight on marginal productivity theory: A note with some unpublished correspondence. The correspondence. Waging war against mechanical man: The knight-copeland controversy over behaviorism in economics. Appendix Two letters from the knight to Copeland. In whose image? Sergius Bulgakov's account of the history of economics. Interwar monetary and business cycle theory: Macroeconomics before keynes. Rethinking methodology. Toward a future of social-economic thought and methodology without rules?. The end of rule-based methodology?. Hands's reflection without rules: Economic methodology and contemporary science theory. Pluralism, optimism, and pragmatism in economic methodology. Palimpsest and “the new methodology”. Economic methodology and the many facets of “contemporary science theory”. Economics and religion: A troubling interface. Is economics a religion?. The life and thought of Thorstein Veblen: A reinterpretation. Edgell's revised view of Veblen. Sublunary clockmakers. Relocating Jean-Baptiste say, and in so doing reconstructing Smith?. A religious challenge to both orthodox and heterodox economics. Mis-reading modern economics. For a master of ecological economics. Valuable accounts. Ebenstein's Hayek. Reclaiming institutional evolution. Freedom to exchange and the rhetoric of economic correctness. On mill and liberty. The ubiquity of exchange: Spiritualism or fact?. Philosophy and economic theory. Presidential rhetoric and the great depression. New books received.
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