New Issue of EJPE

24 March 2010 at 8:45 am Leave a comment

| Peter Klein |

The new issue of the Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics has several interesting items. Here’s Sen on Adam Smith:

In ethics, Smith’s concept of an impartial spectator who is able to view our situation from a critical distance has much to contribute to a fuller understanding of the requirements of justice, particularly through an understanding of impartiality as going beyond the interests and concerns of a local contracting group. Smith’s open, realization-focussed and comparative approach to evaluation contrasts with what I call the “transcendental institutionalism” popular in contemporary political philosophy and associated particularly with the work of John Rawls.

An essay on Gerard Debreu’s methodology looks promising, along with several of the book reviews. Check it out!

Entry filed under: - Klein -, History of Economic and Management Thought, Methods/Methodology/Theory of Science.

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