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Stabilizing Dynamics: Constructing Economic Knowledge

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Today, economic theory is a mathematical theory, but that was not always the case. Major changes in the ways economists presented their arguments to one another occurred between the late 1930s and the early 1950s; over that period the discipline became mathematized. Professor Weintraub, a noted scholar of the modern history of economic thought, argues that those changes were not merely cosmetic: The mathematical forms of the arguments significantly altered the substance of the arguments. Stabilizing Dynamics is particularly ...

Stabilizing Dynamics: Constructing Economic Knowledge 1991, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521393461