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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (4): 895–908.
Published: 01 November 1992
... ( December ): 1190 -1201. Klant , Johannes J. 1984 . The Rules of the Game . translated by Ina Swart. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Larson , Bruce. 1987 . Edgeworth, Samuelson, and Operationally Meaningful Theorems. HOPE 19 . 3 ( Fall ): 351 -57. Ménard , Claude...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (3): 351–357.
Published: 01 September 1987
... 0 1987 by Duke University Press CCC 00 18-2702/87/$1 .SO Edgeworth, Samuelson, and operationally meaningful theorems Bruce Larson I. Introduction Paul Samuelson has described an operationally meaningful theorem...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 170–197.
Published: 01 December 2016
... references to Percy Bridgman's operationalism. Applying this new viewpoint, this essay also joins the general topic of this volume by exploring early American institutionalism and recent behavioral economics as specific instances in which psychology and economics meet (or do not). Correspondence may...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (1): 21–49.
Published: 01 March 2001
... shall be mainly concerned with the last case. The philosophical doctrine at stake is the peculiar mixture of ordinalism and operationalism that affected neoclassical economics in the 1930s and 1940s. Ordinalist-operationalist historiography dates the birth of mod- ern choice theory back to 1900,3...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (1): 77–104.
Published: 01 March 2003
... of operationalism need to be further justified. This article will illustrate the changing concept of permanent income and the corresponding stages in Friedman’s work on the permanent in- come hypothesis from the 1940s to the 1960s. Moreover, it also deals with the relationship between the theoretical concepts...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 335–346.
Published: 01 December 2016
... for Advanced Study in the and neoclassical economics, 174 Behavioral Sciences and operationism, 188 (CASBS), 274, 276 and ordinalism, 171–72, 184–85 Chadwick, H. M., 62–63, 65 Skinnerian, 182–84 Chapman, Robert L., 207 theoretical, 318...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (4): 675–681.
Published: 01 November 1986
... be rejected. If one accepts as a premise that any one of a number of empiricist doctrines (e.g., positivism, logical empiricism, operationalism) correctly delineates what constitutes legitimate scientific practice, then Mises’ po- sition must be judged to be unscientific, dogmatic...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 March 1994
... such a redefinition, but precisely how such a tenet is operationalized in any mean- ingful way is not explored by Gondwe. Some suggested directions, such as “zero unemployment rather than some ill-defined ‘natural’ unemployment rate” ( 187), will strike even the most sympathetic, but critical, reader...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (1): 176–177.
Published: 01 March 1994
... such a tenet is operationalized in any mean- ingful way is not explored by Gondwe. Some suggested directions, such as “zero unemployment rather than some ill-defined ‘natural’ unemployment rate” ( 187), will strike even the most sympathetic, but critical, reader as misguided, even misinformed...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (4): 482–498.
Published: 01 November 1975
... and to techniques of verification that can be interpersonally shared. The beginnings of communication research can be traced back to at least four ancestors. Philosophically probably one of the key influences was the physicists, and particularly Percy W. Bridgman with his idea of operationalism...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (3): 497–518.
Published: 01 September 1991
... have been operationalized in many studies, and there has been considerable progress in scaling these dimensions. l9 A characteristic of these studies has been their analytical treatment of answers/productions as confessions-as mediate presentations of un- derlying social determinants. This use...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 1993
..., Beliefs in Action is largely silent about the last half- century. Physicalism has continued to affect the economics profession. Physicalism was the mnd in psychology at Harvard during the 1930s and 40s. It took the form of operational behaviorism. Operationalism is apparent in Samuelson *sFoundu...
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History of Political Economy (1969) 1 (2): 256–278.
Published: 01 June 1969
... this myth been perpetuated more effectively and with more serious consequences than in that variant of positivism that goes under the name of “operationalism.” This version of the phi- losophy of science stemmed from the practical work of the physicist Percy Bridgman. The properties...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (2): 229–259.
Published: 01 June 2018
... . Oxford : Clarendon Press . Bridgman Percy . 1927 . The Logic of Modern Physics . New York : Macmillan . Carvajalino Juan . Forthcoming a . “ Edwin Bidwell Wilson and Mathematics as a Language .” Isis . Carvajalino Juan . Forthcoming b . “ Samuelson’s Operationally...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (3): 463–467.
Published: 01 September 1980
... that are con- cerned with the share-out of the product. Yet if the categories means of pro- duction and relations of production are not operationally distinct and defin- able, it cannot be their incompatibility that occasions revolutions. It is a pleasure to follow William Shaw’s reasoning...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (4): 669–673.
Published: 01 November 1986
..., ‘Operationalism and pure theory in economics’ in The structure of economic science, ed. S. R. Krupp (Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1966). esp. pp. 57-58, 65-66. I have discussed both Friedman’s and Machlup’s views in my ‘Empiricism and economic method: several views considered,’ Journal of Economic Issues...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (1): 159–165.
Published: 01 March 1995
... as given and indict the labor theory of value for coming to erroneous conclusions within this framework. There are, however, se- rious conceptual problems with the notion of the total social endowment of resources: for example, could it be defined and measured operationally even in principle...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 476–480.
Published: 01 September 1984
...). The subjectivist analysis of human behavior leads to the conclusion that it is divided into auto- matic responses to economic stimuli, about which predictions can be made, and purposive behavior, which cannot be predicted (Buchanan, p. 15). According to Buchanan, it is impossible to make operationally...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (3): 261–277.
Published: 01 September 1974
... it was embedded. (Part of his counterattack, incidentally, rested on the non-operationality as he saw 272 History of Political Economy it of the concept of hoarding, in terms of identifiability with observable changes in monetary statistics; hence his reiterated and irritating re- quests...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 March 1982
... into an operationally significant theory is clear. While it is important to recognize that assumptions are being made, to dwell on the fact that some of the ceteris puribus varia- bles may change, as Ahiakpor implicitly does, is to cast a fog over the clarity of Ricardo’s analysis...