How Economics Became a Math-CL
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BeschreibungDiscusses the history of 20th century economics, and how it has become dominated by mathematical approaches.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgments; Prologue; 1. Burn the Mathematics (Tripos); 2. The Marginalization of Griffith C. Evans; 3. Whose Hilbert?; 4. Bourbaki and Debreu; Appendix to Chapter 4: A Conversation with Gerard Debreu; 5. Negotiating at the Boundary (with Ted Gayer); 6. Equilibrium Proofmaking (with Ted Gayer); 7. Sidney and Hal; 8. From bleeding hearts to desiccated robots; 9. Body, Image, and Person; References
PortraitE. Roy Weintraub is Professor of Economics at Duke University. He is the editor of "Toward a History of Game Theory, " also published by Duke University Press, and the author of numerous books, including "Stabilizing Dynamics: Constructing Economic Knowledge."
Pressestimmen"The mathematization of economics is probably the most important development in the history of twentieth-century economics. This book provides fascinating accounts of important episodes in this process and should interest anyone who wants to understand how and why it took place."--Roger Backhouse, University of Birmingham
Untertitel: 'Science and Cultural Theory'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2002
Seitenanzahl: 328 Seiten