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Publications [#343703] of Bruce J. Caldwell

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  1. Caldwell, B, Reflecting on beyond positivism at thirty-five, in Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, vol. 36A (January, 2018), pp. 81-90 [doi]
    (last updated on 2020/07/02)

    Abstract:
    © 2018 by Emerald Publishing Limited All rights of reproduction in any form reserved. In 1982 my book Beyond Positivism: Economic Methodology in the Twentieth Century was published. At the 2017 History of Economics Society meeting, a session was held to mark the 35th anniversary of that event. Papers by Wade Hands, Kevin Hoover, Tony Lawson, and the trio Peter Boettke, Solomon Stein, and Virgil Storr were prepared. In this paper, I respond by reflecting on how I came to write Beyond Positivism and on the state of the field of economic methodology at the time, and then commenting briefly on each of the papers noted above.


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