BiographyRicardo F. Crespo was born in Buenos Aires in 1956. He is a graduate in economics and philosophy and has earned a Ph. D. in Philosophy (Universidad Nacional de Cuyo) and another in Economics (Universiteit van Amsterdam). Consequently, he has long focused his attention on the philosophy of economics, including ontological, epistemological anthropological, ethical and political dimensions. He has intensively published on these topics, including several articles in refereed journals, book chapters and eight books. He served as Secretary of the International Network for Economic Method –econmethodology.org– 2010-6.
Recent publications include:
+ Economics and other disciplines: Assessing new economic currents: https://www.routledge.com/Economics-and-Other-Disciplines-Assessing-new-economic-currents/Crespo/p/book/9781138642447).
+ Keynes, filósofo práctico, Colegio de Graduados en Ciencias Económicas, Buenos Aires, 2016.
+ Filosofía de la economía, EUNSA, Pamplona, 2012: http://www.eunsa.es/index.php?pagina=1&id_libro=1646&codigo_materia=&nombre_materia=&seccion=libro&plantilla=libro.
+ Theoretical and Practical Reason in Economics, Springer, 2013: http://www.springer.com/economics/history+ec.+thoughts/book/978-94-007-5563-5.
+ Philosophy of the Economy. An Aristotelian Perspective, Springer, 2013: http://www.springer.com/philosophy/philosophical+traditions/book/978-3-319-02647-3.
+ A Re-assessment of Aristotle’s Economic Thought, Routledge, 2014: http://www.routledge.com/articles/re-assessing_aristotles_economic_thought_with_ricardo_f._crespo/.
+ “Abduction in Economics”, coauthored with Fernando Tohmé, in Synthese, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11229-013-0268-2.
+ “Would We Have Had this Crisis If Women Had Been Running the Financial Sector?” con Irene van Staveren, Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment, 1/2011, pp. 241-250, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/20430795.2012.655892#.UyyVj6hdVe0.
+ “The increasing role of practical reason in the Human Development Reports”, Review of Social Economy, 71/1, 2013, pp. 93-107, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00346764.2012.761756#.UyyWCahdVe0.
+ “Two Conceptions of Economics and Maximisation”, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 37, 2013, pp. 759-774, http://cje.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/01/30/cje.bes076.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Philosophy of Economics