How Economics Forgot History: The Problem of Historical Specificity in Social Science

How Economics Forgot History: The Problem of Historical Specificity in Social Science

by Geoffrey M Hodgson

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Overview

In arguably his most important book to date, Hodgson calls into question the tendency of economic method to try and explain all economic phenomena by using the same catch-all theories and dealing in universal truths. He argues that you need different theories to analyze different economic phenomena and systems and that historical context must be ta

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134518104
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/23/2001
Series: Economics as Social Theory
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 448
File size: 624 KB

About the Author

Geoffrey M. Hodgson is a Research Professor in Business Studies at the University of Hertfordshire. He has published widely in the academic journals and his previous books include Economics and Utopia (Routledge, 1999)

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