Ontology and the History of Economic Thought: An Introduction
the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
15 Pages Posted: 8 Sep 2020
Date Written: July 28, 2020
This paper is the introduction to a special issue of the Cambridge Journal of Economics on the topic of ontology and the history of economic thought. It explains what is meant by social ontology and why ontological issues should be taken seriously by historians of economic thought. It then goes on to introduce the contributions to the special issue.
Keywords: social ontology, the history of economic thought, heterodox economics, economic methodology
JEL Classification: B1, B2, B3, B4, B5
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Lewis, Paul Andrew and da Graça Moura, Mário and Runde, Jochen, Ontology and the History of Economic Thought: An Introduction (July 28, 2020). the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3662269 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3662269
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