Turning to Reality? A Review Essay on Tony Lawson's Reorienting Economics
13 Pages Posted: 14 Dec 2014
Date Written: 2009
This essays explores various aspects of Tony Lawson's claim that the discipline of economics would benefit from a more explicit, systematic and sustained concern with ontology, that is with (philosophical analysis of) the nature of (what exists in) the social world, than it has hitherto displayed.
Keywords: Social ontology, critical realism, heterodox economics, Austrian economics.
JEL Classification: B00, B40, B41
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