Motivating Methodological Change

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Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print December 2008 | ISBN: 9780226429786
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226429809 | DOI:
Motivating Methodological Change

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This chapter examines some detailed cases of the use of chaos theory to motivate change, especially in economics but also in legal and literary studies. It argues that in several instances this use is perfectly appropriate, and begins by sketching the terrain in the study of chaotic economic behavior.

Keywords: chaos theory; economics; legal studies; literary studies; chaotic economic behavior

Chapter.  8817 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Science

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