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Was Ludwig von Mises a Conventionalist?: A New Analysis of the Epistemology…



This book presents a concise introduction to the epistemology and methodology of the Austrian School of economics as defended by Ludwig von Mises. The author provides an innovative interpretation of Mises’ arguments in favour of the a priori truth of praxeology, the received view of which contributed to the academic marginalisation of the Austrian School. The study puts forward a unique argument that Mises – perhaps unintentionally – defends a form of conventionalism. Chapters in the…


Was Ludwig Von Mises A Conventionalist

ISBN 10 : 9783319461700
ISBN 13 : 3319461702

This book presents a concise introduction to the epistemology and methodology of the Austrian School of economics as defended by Ludwig von Mises. The author provides an innovative..



Conjectures And Refutations

ISBN 10 : 9781135971373
ISBN 13 : 1135971374

Conjectures and Refutations is one of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also fo..


The Handbook Of Economic Methodology

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105022342658
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'The Handbook will be of considerable interest to economic methodologists . . . entries are well-chosen and belong in a companion to economic methodology . . . a number of entries ..


Scientific Representation

ISBN 10 : 9780191613746
ISBN 13 : 0191613746

Bas C. van Fraassen presents an original exploration of how we represent the world. Science represents natural phenomena by means of theories, as well as in many concrete ways by s..


Historical Ontology

ISBN 10 : 0674016076
ISBN 13 : 9780674016071

With the unusual clarity, distinctive and engaging style, and penetrating insight that have drawn such a wide range of readers to his work, Ian Hacking here offers his reflections ..


Origins Of Objectivity

ISBN 10 : 9780199581405
ISBN 13 : 0199581401

Tyler Burge's study investigates the most primitive ways in which individuals represent the physical world. By reflecting on the science of perception and related psychological and..


The Myth Of The Closed Mind

ISBN 10 : 9780812697957
ISBN 13 : 0812697952

“It’s like talking to a brick wall” and “We’ll have to agree to disagree” are popular sayings referring to the frustrating experience of discussing issues with people w..


Probability Econometrics And Truth

ISBN 10 : 1139431048
ISBN 13 : 9781139431040

When John Maynard Keynes likened Jan Tinbergen's early work in econometrics to black magic and alchemy, he was expressing a widely held view of a new discipline. However, even afte..


Beyond Positivism

ISBN 10 : 9781134838639
ISBN 13 : 1134838638

Since its publication in 1982, Beyond Positivism has become established as one of the definitive statements on economic methodology. The book’s rejection of positivism and its ad..


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