Agency and Causal Explanation in Economics

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Title

Agency and Causal Explanation in Economics

Subject

Economics

Description

This open access book provides an exploration of the consequences of the ontological differences between natural and social objects (sometimes described as objects of nature and objects of thought) in the workings of causal and agency relationships. One of its important and possibly original conclusions is that causal and agency relationships do not encompass all of the dependent relationships encountered in social life. The idea that social reality is contingent has been known (and largely undisputed) at least since Wittgenstein’s “On Certainty”, but social science, and most notably economics has continued to operate on the basis of causal and agency theories borrowed or adapted from the natural sciences.

Creator

Róna, Peter --- Zsolnai, László

Source

https://library.oapen.org/bitstream/id/44f0dd65-90b9-4d1c-9933-e1fcb83b48e9/1007155.pdf

Publisher

Springer Nature

Date

2020

Contributor

Baihaqi

Rights

Creative Commons

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Textbooks

Files

1007155.pdf.jpg

Collection

Citation

Róna, Peter --- Zsolnai, László, “Agency and Causal Explanation in Economics,” Open Educational Resource (OER) - Unsyiah Library, accessed September 28, 2022, http://uilis.unsyiah.ac.id/oer/items/show/5137.

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