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Adam Smith’s ‘History of Astronomy’ and view of science

Kwangsu Kim.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Individual Economists; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 13951 words.

This paper aims to clarify Adam Smith’s view of science that has been found in his capacity as a historian or philosopher of science. It is shown that Smith assesses scientific activities...

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Anglo-Saxon vs Continental Scholarship: On Critical Editions of Economic Classics

Giancarlo de Vivo.

in Contributions to Political Economy

June 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); Economic Methodology. 5335 words.

The present paper discusses different editions of economic classics, in particular focusing on the recent edition of the economic works of François Quesnay, published by the Paris Institut...

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The autonomisation of abstract wealth: new insights on the labour theory of value

Tomas Nielsen Rotta and Rodrigo Alves Teixeira.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2016; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards). 9345 words.

We theorise the forms of value in the Marxist system in a way that challenges the dominant tradition. The standard procedure has been to read Marx’s Capital as an analysis that...

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Critical realism and Russian economics

Soltan Dzarasov.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Individual Economists; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 8271 words.

The current state of development of critical realism in the west mirrors the methodology developed by the Tsagalov School at Moscow State University in the 1960s. Each draws its inspiration...

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D. Stewart and J. R. McCulloch: economic methodology and the making of orthodoxy

Shin Kubo.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 11252 words.

This article sets out to elucidate how economic methodology relates to the making of what came to be seen as orthodox in the emerging discipline of political economy, focussing on two...

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Dewey on habit, character, order and reform

Stephen Pratten.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Individual Economists; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 13237 words.

Does Dewey’s account of social reality acknowledge sufficiently its practical dimensions or does his notion of social structure, like Veblen’s, remain ultimately ideational or mentalistic?...

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Do spinoff dynamics or agglomeration externalities drive industry clustering? A reappraisal of Steven Klepper’s work

Ron Boschma.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Methodology; Economic Development; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 10176 words.

Steven Klepper’s theory of industry clustering based on organizational reproduction and inheritance through spinoffs challenged the Marshallian view on industry clustering. This article...

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Earw(h)ig: I can’t hear you because your ideas are old

Peter J. Boettke, Christopher J. Coyne and Peter T. Leeson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 8507 words.

This paper provides a critical challenge to the Whig view of economic ideas, which holds that good ideas from the past are embodied in the common scientific wisdom. In contrast to this...

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Economics and the family: a postcolonial perspective

Gillian Hewitson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations and International Political Economy; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 11634 words.

A postcolonial perspective in the history of economic thought reveals the ways in which racial theory was built into the foundations of neoclassical economics. Neoclassical economics...

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French utopian socialists as the first pioneers in development

Ludovic Frobert.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 12103 words.

It is the purpose of this paper to present a reassessment of the works of the first nineteenth century French Utopian Socialists. It is well known that their contributions have been highly...

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