Half of the Handbook of the Philosophy of Science Assortment edited by:
Dov M. Gabbay King's Faculty, London, UK; Paul Thagard School of Waterloo, Canada; and John Woods School of British Columbia, Canada.
Philosophy of Economics investigates the foundational concepts and methods of economics, the social science that analyzes the manufacturing, distribution and consumption of gadgets and suppliers. This groundbreaking assortment, the most thorough treatment of the philosophy of economics ever revealed, brings collectively philosophers, scientists and historians to map out the central topics in the space. The articles are divided into two groups. Chapters in the first group deal with quite a few philosophical factors attribute of economics often, along with realism and Lakatos, rationalization and testing, modeling and arithmetic, political ideology and feminist epistemology. Chapters in the second group speak about particular methods, theories and branches of economics, along with forecasting and measurement, econometrics and experimentation, rational choice and company factors, game idea and social choice, behavioral economics and public choice, geographical economics and evolutionary economics, and ultimately the economics of scientific info. This amount serves as an in depth introduction for these new to the topic along with a rich provide of new insights and potential evaluation agendas for these already engaged with the philosophy of economics.
Provides a bridge between philosophy and current scientific findingsEncourages multi-disciplinary dialogueCovers idea and functions