This book, first published in 1965 with a revised edition in 1977, examines the subject matter and the method of the science of economics. On Economic Knowledge explores the historical trends of economics, the logic of economic science, and whether or not economics can be viewed in itself as a science. This title will be of interest to students of economics.
Preface to First Edition; Preface to Enlarged Edition; Part One: Can Economics Be a Science?; 1. Man-Matter-Society 2. The Economics of a Market Society 3. Economic Behaviour and the Evolution of Capitalism; Part Two: The Logic of Economic Science; 4. A Model for the Traditional Theory of the Market 5. Toward a Science of Political Economics; Part Three: The Historical Trend of Economic Science; 6. The Origin of Traditional Theory: Adam Smith’s System of Equilibrium Growth 7. An Alternative to the Original System: Karl Marx’s Theory of Cyclical Transformation 8. The Erosion of the Original System: The Post-Classical Pure Economics 9. Emergence of a New System: J. M. Keynes’s Rudiments of Political Economics; Part Four: Aspects of a Science of Political Economics; 10. Instrumental Inference 11. Instrumental Inference in Operation 12. The Vindication of Goals; Part Five: A Postscript; Political Economics in the Late Twentieth Century; Index of Names; Index of Subjects
Are there elusive titles that you need and have been trying to source for years but thought that you would never be able to find?
Well this may be the end of your quest – here is a fantastic opportunity for you to discover past brilliance and purchase previously out of print and unavailable titles by some of the world’s most eminent academic scholars.
Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge publishing, Routledge Revivals is an exciting programme whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.
The programme draws upon the illustrious backlists of Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself.
Routledge Revivals spans the whole of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and includes works by some of the world’s greatest thinkers including Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Simone Weil, Martin Buber, Karl Jaspers and Max Beloff.
If you are interested in Revivals in the Behavioral Sciences, please visit https://www.routledge.com/series/PSYREVIVALS