Notions of probability and uncertainty have been increasingly prominant in modern economics. This book considers the philosophical and practical difficulties inherent in integrating these concepts into realistic economic situations. It outlines and evaluates the major developments, indicating where...
Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge
His Contributions to Economic Analysis
Sir John Hicks made a major contribution to almost every aspect of modern economic theory. His diverse and inventive work has left a huge impression on the discipline. Contributors: Christopher Bliss, Oxford University; John S. Chipman, University of Minnesota; Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen,...
Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge
A sequel to 'scientifization'
Attitudes and methods derived from the hard sciences have become increasingly commonplace in the human and social sciences. Whilst this 'scientifization' process has undoubtedly fostered the growth of knowledge within history and economics, these are disciplines where verification, as practised in...
Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge
John Rae made a wide-ranging contribution to economics, in particular through his work on Capital Theory and Technical Change. Although Rae was held in high esteem by some of the great names of the past who have openly acknowledged his originality and their indebtedness to him, he has not yet...
Published July 1st 1998 by Routledge