This eagerly anticipated new book from Tony Lawson contends that economics can profit from a more explicit concern with ontology (enquiry into the nature of existence) than has been its custom. By admitting that economics is not exactly a picture of health at the moment, Lawson hopes that we can move away from the bafflingly intransigent belief that economics is at its core reliant upon mathematical modelling. This maths-envy is the reason why economics is in a state of such disarray. Far from being a polemic against the ...

Reorienting Economics 2003, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415253369

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Reorienting Economics 2003, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415253352

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