Mccloskey's Rhetoric: Discourse Ethics in Economics

Routledge (2006)
Abstract
Deirdre McCloskey is rightly one of the most recognizable names in economics. She views economics as a language that uses all the rhetorical devices of everyday conversation and therefore it should be judged by aesthetic and literary standards and not the criteria of mathematical rigor that is espoused by the mainstream. This controversial standpoint has been hugely influential and this examination of the methodological and philosophical consequences of her work is overdue, and very welcome.
Keywords Economics Philosophy  Economics Moral and ethical aspects  Rhetoric  Discourse ethics
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Call number HB72.B228 2006
ISBN(s) 0415316820   9780415316828
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