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L'épistémologie de Keynes et "l'hypothèse Wittgenstein" : La cohérence logique de la Théorie Générale de l'emploi, de l'intérêt et de la monnaie

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  • Christophe Lavialle
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    [eng] A rereading of the so-called "Wittgenstein Assumption" (Favereau, 1985) in the light of the evolution of the philosophical thought of Wittgenstein himself leads us to propose a reinterpretation of the "pragmatic nature" of the epistemology of the General Theory ; thence to underline the complete coherence of this book, based on Wittgenstein's idea of "therapeutic" formal logic. [fre] Une relecture de "l'hypothèse Wittgenstein" avancée par Favereau (1985), menée à partir d'un rappel succinct de l'évolution de la pensée philosophique de Wittgenstein lui-même, nous conduit, (1) à proposer une réinterprétation de la nature "pragmatique" de l'épistémologie de la "Théorie Générale" de Keynes. Cette réinterprétation nous autorise à son tour, (2) à souligner toute la cohérence de cet ouvrage, cohérence qui s'organise autour de ce que nous désignons comme sa logique thérapeutique, au sens de Wittgenstein.

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    Article provided by Programme National Persée in its journal Cahiers d'économie politique.

    Volume (Year): 38 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 25-64

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    Handle: RePEc:prs:caecpo:cep_0154-8344_2001_num_38_1_1307
    Note: DOI:10.3406/cep.2001.1307
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