Idealization: Volume VI Idealization in Economics (Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities / Idealization 38/6)

Idealization: Volume VI Idealization in Economics (Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities / Idealization 38/6)

By: Neil B. Marchi (volume_editor), Bert Hamminga (volume_editor)Paperback

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Introduction. Bert HAMMINGA and Neil DE MARCHI: Preface. Bert HAMMINGA and Neil DE MARCHI: Idealization and the Defence of Economics: Notes Toward a History. Part I: General Observations on Idealization in Economics. Kevin D. HOOVER: Six Queries about Idealization in an Empirical Context. Bernard WALLISER: Three Generalization Processes for Economic Models. Steven COOK and David HENDRY: The Theory of Reduction in Econometrics. Maarten C.W. JANSSEN: Economic Models and Their Applications. Adolfo GARCIA DE LA SIENRA: Idealization and Empirical Adequacy in Economic Theory. Izabella NOWAKOWA and Leszek NOWAK: On Correspondence between Economic Theories. Uskali MAKI: Isolation, Idealization and Truth in Economics. Part II: Case Studies of Idealization in Economics. Nancy CARTWRIGHT: Mill and Menger: Ideal Elements and Stable Tendencies. Wolfgang BALZER: Exchange Versus Influence: A Case of Idealization. Kees COOLS, Bert HAMMINGA, Theo A.F. KUIPERS: Truth Approximation by Concretization in Capital Structure Theory. Daniel M. HAUSMAN: Paul Samuelson as Dr. Frankenstein: When an Idealization Runs Amuck. Hugo A. KEUZENKAMP: What if an Idealization is Problematic? The Case of the Homogeneity Condition in Consumer Demand. Werner DIEDERICH: Nowak on Explanation and Idealization in Marx's 'Capital'. Gerard JORLAND: Idealization and Transformation. Jack BIRNER: Idealizations and Theory Development in Economics. Some History and Logic of the Logic Discovery. Discussions. Leszek NOWAK: The Idealizational Methodology and Economics. Replies to Diederich, Hoover, Janssen, Jorland and Maki.

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  • publication date: 01/01/1994
  • ISBN13: 9789051835519
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9789051835519
  • weight: 700
  • ISBN10: 9051835515

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