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Mythic Society > Books Books > Philosophical Interpretation of Economics Philosophical Interpretation of Economics. “Philosophy of Economics” consists of inquiries concerning (a) rational choice, (b) the appraisal of economic outcomes, institutions and processes, and (c) the ontology of economic phenomena and the possibilities of acquiring knowledge of them. Welcome to Philosophy SE. This is very close to a "link only answer", and other high rep users might close/down-vote it for that reason. I believe that it could be improved by adding some additional details on the thesis in this book and/or the relationship of this work to other schools of economic philosophy. – Dave Dec 7 '15 at This book shows through accessible argument and numerous examples how understanding moral philosophy can improve economic analysis, how moral philosophy can benefit from economists' analytical tools, and how economic analysis and moral philosophy together can inform public policy. Part I explores rationality and its connections to by:
This book weaves together nuclear power and social theory to explain the history and predict the future of nuclear power in the United States and to explore the determinants of technological change in the U.S. economy. The first half of the book looks at who promoted nuclear power, how they did it, and why nuclear costs and hazards were systematically underestimated. Analysis of the development of various directions, theories, concepts, trends, and philosophical schools in the context of the history of philosophical . This article outlines a vision of what philosophy of economics should be. Its focus is on economic science, as opposed to the somewhat broader field taken by the philosophy of economics in general. In drawing this distinction, it follows Lionel Robbins, whose Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science had its seventy-fifth anniversary of publication celebrated in Cited by: 2. This economics book is a fun and thought-provoking read that's designed to spur armchair economists to closely look at how things that may not seem important can have a ripple effect where the economy is concerned. After its publication in , the authors have continued expanding on their microeconomics theories in two other books.
This book shows through argument and numerous policy-related examples how understanding moral philosophy can improve economic analysis, how moral philosophy can benefit from economists' analytical tools, and how economic analysis and moral philosophy together can inform public policy. Philosophy of Economics: A Contemporary Introduction is the first systematic textbook in the philosophy of economics. It introduces the epistemological, metaphysical and ethical problems that arise in economics, and presents detailed discussions of the solutions that have been offered/5. The Philosophy of Causality in Economics addresses these questions by analyzing the meaning of causal claims made by economists and the philosophical presuppositions underlying the research methods used. The book considers five key causal approaches: the regularity approach, probabilistic theories, counterfactual theories, mechanisms, and. Philosophy of Economics The philosophy of economics concerns itself with conceptual, methodological, and ethical issues that arise within the scientific discipline of economics.1 The primary focus is on issues of methodology and epistemology—the methods, concepts, and theories through which.