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Economics and Hermeneutics

Edited by Don Lavoie

© 1991 – Routledge

336 pages

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About the Book

Economics and Hermeneutics looks at the ways that hermeneutics might help economists address problems such as entrepreneurship, price theory, rational expectations, monetary theory, welfare economics and economic policy.


`…offers a useful introduction to various strands of hermeneutics, placing these in an economic context. It attempts to indicate the significance of hermeneutics for economics..' - Review of Political Economy

Table of Contents


Lawrence A. Berger, University of Pennsylvania; Tyler Cowen, George Mason University; Richard Ebling, Hillsdale College; Arjo Klamer, George Mason University; Randall Kroszner, University of Chicago; Ludwig M. Lachmann, University of Witwaterstrand; G.B. Madison, McMaster University; Uskali Maki, University of Helsinki; Donald N. McCloskey, University of Iowa; Philip Mirowski, Notre Dame University; Tom G. Palmer, Catholic University; Ralph Rector, George Mason University; Jon D. Wisman, The American University

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General