Universals and the methodenstreit: A re-examination of Carl Menger's conception of economics as an exact science

The structure of the paper is simple. The next section is devoted to a discussion of exact types. The third section is concerned with exact laws. The final section contains some general remarks about economics as an exact science in Menger’s sense.
Keywords Carl Menger  Universals  Philosophy of Economics
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DOI 10.1016/S0039-3681(96)00011-8
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