Rhetoric vs Realism in Economic Methodology: A Critical Assessment of Recent Contributions
This paper reviews the relatively new debate on rhetoric and realism in economic methodology, concentrating on its main exponents: Deirdre McCloskey on the side of rhetoric, Tony Lawson as the advocate of critical realism, and Uskali Maki, arguing for a combination of rhetoric and realism. The review highlights a blind spot in the debate, namely the opportunity to rethink critically the project of epistemology. Copyright 2001 by Oxford University Press.
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Volume (Year): 25 (2001)
Issue (Month): 5 (September)
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