Explorations in Economic Methodology
From Lakatos to Empirical Philosophy of Science
Edited by Roger E. Backhouse
Published September 17th 2007 by Routledge – 256 pages
Roger Backhouse is a key figure in the field of economic methodology. Explorations in Economic Methodology both clarifies and responds to the issues raised by the literature and argues that methodology is an essential activity. Offering a constructive, but critical, response to the recent literature, this collection provides important new insights for students and researchers in economic methodology and the philosophy of science.