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Heterodox Economics, Tolerance, and Pluralism

  • Frederic S. Lee

    (University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO)

In my response to Garnett and Mearman, I argue that many of their comments are based on the assumption that mainstream economics has truth and value, which is in fact not the case. In addition, I argue that that the divided economics community arises from actions taken by mainstream economists and not due to actions taken by heterodox economists. Finally, I argue that pluralism through tolerance is the way forward.JEL classification: B40, B50

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Article provided by Union for Radical Political Economics in its journal Review of Radical Political Economics.

Volume (Year): 43 (2011)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 573-577

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Handle: RePEc:sae:reorpe:v:43:y:2011:i:4:p:573-577
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