1. Advances in Economic Methodology series

Books in this series

TOTAL: 8
  1. Rationality in Economic Thought

    Rationality in Economic Thought

    Armando C. Ochangco
    The main theme of this book is the methodological problem of rationality in economic thought. The author investigates the different interpretations of this problem advanced by major figures in the history of economic thought. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  2. Models and Reality in Economics

    Models and Reality in Economics

    Steven Rappaport
    Models and Reality in Economics is an important contribution to the philosophy of economics and the conduct of inquiry in economics. It examines what economists do and what economics is about. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  3. Truth and Progress in Economic Knowledge

    Truth and Progress in Economic Knowledge

    Roger E. Backhouse
    Truth and Progress in Economic Knowledge provides a new perspective on economic methodology, specifically addressing progress in economic knowledge. This important investigation argues that economic methodology is developed through analysing economics, not through imposing a framework developed in other sciences. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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  4. Reason and Reality in the Methodologies of Economics

    Reason and Reality in the Methodologies of Economics

    Glenn Fox
    This highly original new book examines the scientific status of economics from the perspective of practising economists. It studies how they evaluate their theories, the relationship between those theories and the phenomena they are intended to represent, and the philosophy, methodology and scientific credentials of economics. It examines the tension between economics as the logic of rational choice and as a predictive science, that is reason and reality respectively. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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    1999   Paperback Price: $ 49.00   Web: $ 39.20
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  5. Foundations of Research in Economics: How do Economists do Economics?

    Foundations of Research in Economics: How do Economists do Economics?

    Edited by Steven G. Medema, Warren J. Samuels
    This stimulating and authoritative book features original essays from leading scholars in the discipline – each of whom address the question: how should economists do economics? What emerges is a diverse, constructive commentary on how economics is done and how it should be done. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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    1998   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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  6. classical economic man

    classical economic man

    Allen Oakley
    In Classical Economic Man, Allen Oakley argues that two of the fathers of modern economics espoused methodological strategies which rejected the concept of ‘economic man’ and gave primacy to the human origins of economic phenomena. Learn More
    1994   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  7. THE NATURE OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT

    THE NATURE OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT

    Johannes J. Klant
    The Nature of Economic Thought brings together in one volume Professor Klant’s seminal work on the philosophy and methodology of economics. After a brief description of the history of economics and its position as science, art and philosophy, the book offers discussion of the logical structure of economic theories, Milton Friedman’s use of metaphor and John Maynard Keynes’s methodology including his view on the intuitive process and his adherence to Marshallian instrumentalism. The final paper presents an historical analysis of the natural order ideal in economics and critically assesses the approaches of Max Weber and Karl Popper. Learn More
    1994   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  8. Truth versus precision in economics

    Truth versus precision in economics

    Thomas Mayer
    This engaging and intelligent book provides an accessible, down to earth assessment of the role of formalism and rigour in economics. Learn More
    1992   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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    1992   Paperback Price: $ 49.00   Web: $ 39.20
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