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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (1): 187–203.
Published: 01 March 1992
... Question and the Making of Political Economy: 1815–1848 . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Bernal , John Desmond . 1939 . The Social Function of Science . London: Routledge. Bernal , John Desmond . 1954 . Science in History . 4 vols. New York: Cameron Associates. Boring...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (Suppl_1): 208–225.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Margaret Schabas Duke University Press 2002 Alborn, Timothy. 1996 . The Business of Induction:Industry and Genius in the Language of British Scientific Reform, 1820-1840. History of Science 34 : 91 -121. Ashley, William. 1928 . The Bread of Our Forefathers . Vol. 11 . Oxford...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (3): 560–565.
Published: 01 September 1991
.... George Mason University KARENI. VAUGHN The Invisible Hand: Economic Equilibrium in the History of Science. By Bruna Ingrao and Giorgio Israel. Translated by Ian McGilvray. Cambridge, Mass. and London: MIT Press, 1990. Published in Italian as La mano invisible, 1987...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of Economic Thought 11.1 : 107 –27. Backhouse, Roger E., and Philippe Fontaine, eds. 2010 . The History of the Social Sciences since 1945 . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Barnes, Trevor J. 2001 . Lives Lived and Lives Told: Biographies of Geography's Quantitative Revolution. Environment...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (4): 799–801.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Robert W. Dimand A History of Economic Science in Japan: The Internationalization of Economics in the Twentieth Century . By Ikeo Aiko . London and New York : Routledge , 2014 . xxi ; 281 pp. $160.00 . Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 References Dimand...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (4): 695–697.
Published: 01 November 1986
.... Newtonian physics laid a basis for the development of what will later become, as Bronowsky calls it, “the greatest edifice erected by man.” Darwin 696 History of Politicul Economy 18:4 (1986) brought order to the study of biological science. There were also great social, economic...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (1): 169–172.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Elizabeth Popp Berman epberman@umich.edu Copyright © 2022 Duke University Press 2022 History Repeats: Promoting and Defending Social Science at the National Science Foundation Elizabeth Popp Berman Social science makes up less than 5 percent of the budget of the National Science...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (3): 708–710.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Deborah A. Redman 708 Book Reviews A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society. By Mary Poovey. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xxv; 446 pp. Cloth, $49.00; paper, $17.00. Inthis book Po ovey, a professor of English and director...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 153–174.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Pedro Teixeira In recent years there has been a growing interest in history of science in the study of textbooks and their multiple roles for the contemporary history of science. In this text we look at MIT economics by exploring the role of textbooks in consolidation of the department’s position...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (5): 823–858.
Published: 01 October 2022
... Neumann in 1940 that the analogy between economics and games that he had found in 1932 was meaningful in a scholarly way to history, political science, and sociology. The von Neumann–Earle seminar connection appears then as an episode in the intertwined histories of mathematical economics...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 623–628.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Tiago Mata Historians of economics are helping us understand how economic knowledge is made. In concert with trends from the sociology and history of science, historians meticulously examine the practices of economists. But as they have trained their attention to the scales and sites where those...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (1): 161–198.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., no systematic effort has been made to bring together these and other factors under one recognized framework of analysis. The present essay fills this gap by making use of an established tradition of work within the history of science literature devoted to identifying the intellectual, technical, institutional...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 279–311.
Published: 01 December 2013
... describing agnotology, the new area of the history of science that studies such phenomena, we recount two instances of these activities: the role of market designers in the framing and justification of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, and the manufacture of the now-widespread impression that Fannie Mae...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (suppl_1): 5–31.
Published: 01 December 2011
... scientific values. As such, the histories written by econometricians reflect the scientific image of their discipline in a given period. Each image of a period is drawn by denominating forerunners and founding fathers and uses the language of the dominant philosophy of science of that day. At the end...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (3): 373–421.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Philippe Fontaine This article surveys histories of recent economics told mainly from the perspective of outsiders to the discipline. As we see, the work of historians of science, intellectual historians and sociologists who write on the history of recent economics prompts different questions...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 805–826.
Published: 01 October 2019
... . Boumans Marcel . 2014 . “ Haavelmo’s Epistemology for an Inexact Science .” History of Political Economy 46 ( 2 ): 211 – 29 . Boumans Marcel . 2016 . “Econometrics .” In Handbook on the History of Economic Analysis—Developments in Major Fields of Economics , edited by Facarello...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 143–167.
Published: 01 December 2008
... men and Whately became manifest after (or better: during) the publication of Jones's book on rent in 1831 and led to a somewhat acerbic exchange of views on the role of definitions in science and the use of history for establishing scientific evidence. As far as political economy was concerned...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 10–27.
Published: 01 December 2020
... not enrolled in a social science program. 2. In fact, Morgan was not the rst historian of economics to use the economics as engi- neering analogy. In his 1979 presidential address to the History of Economics Society, Crau- furd Goodwin (1980: 619), then editor of this journal, wrote: If economists do insist...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 579–585.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Yann Giraud There are two main approaches to the use of textbooks in the history of recent economics. One approach consists in seeing textbooks as repositories of past knowledge and in using them as shortcuts to retrace changes in the discipline. Another perspective, favored by science studies...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (3): 437–458.
Published: 01 June 2022
..., the history of modern Chinese economic thought can be interpreted as the transformation of the reception of economics from statecraft to science then to a discipline exhibiting practical pluralism. I have distinguished between two types of travelers. One-way travelers introduced political economy as a means...