On Stephen Parsons' Philosophical Critique of Transcendental Realism
This paper replies to Stephen Parsons' critique of Tony Lawson's Economics and Reality recently published in this journal. The topics addressed include Lawson's critique of empirical realism; Lawson's definition of 'structures'; theories of truth; the relationship between mainstream economics and empirical realism; and the possibility of naturalism .
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Volume (Year): 13 (2001)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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- Runde, Jochen, 1998. "Assessing Causal Economic Explanations," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 50(2), pages 151-72, April.
- Stephen Parsons, 1999. "Economics and Reality: A philosophical critique of transcendental realism," Review of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(4), pages 455-466.
- Tony Lawson, 1997. "Critical Issues in Economics as Realist Social Theory," Ekonomia, Cyprus Economic Society and University of Cyprus, vol. 1(2), pages 75-117, Winter.
- Stephen D. Parsons, 1996. "Post Keynesian Realism and Keynes' General Theory," Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 18(3), pages 419-441, April.
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