Series editor(s): Roger Koppl; Steven Horwitz
Subject Area: Economics
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|Title:||Introduction to a Cognitive Methodology in Economics|
|Author(s):||Elisabeth Krecké, Carine Krecké|
|Volume:||9 Editor(s): Elisabeth Krecké, Carine Krecké, Roger G. Koppl ISBN: 978-0-76231-378-5 eISBN: 978-1-84950-465-2|
|Citation:||Elisabeth Krecké, Carine Krecké (2006), Introduction to a Cognitive Methodology in Economics, in Elisabeth Krecké, Carine Krecké, Roger G. Koppl (ed.) Cognition and Economics (Advances in Austrian Economics, Volume 9), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.1-17|
|DOI:||10.1016/S1529-2134(06)09001-6 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Article type:||Chapter Item|
Although it was not planned as such, this volume can be viewed as something of a companion to volume 7 of this series, Evolutionary Psychology and Economic Theory. In that volume, pride of place was given to the evolutionary psychology of Cosmides, Tooby, and others. In this volume more attention has been given to neuroscience and cognitive science. These different literatures overlap greatly and should be viewed as complements, not substitutes. We have invited scholars from various fields, including institutional economics, evolutionary economics, cognitive economics, Austrian economics, bioeconomics and law-and-economics, to provide their current perspectives on the methodological and substantive issues posed by the growing interdependence of the cognitive and social sciences. Finally, the contributions to our volume herald a genuinely interdisciplinary project in which, however, we deliberately avoid the hegemonic impulse habitually characterizing the synthesis of cognitive and social sciences.
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