Analyse & Kritik 26 (2):319-345 (2004)

Authors
Olaf L. Müller
Humboldt-University, Berlin
Abstract
My philosophical case study concerns textbook presentations of the theory of demand. Does this theory contain anything more than just a collection of tautologies? In order to determine its empirical content, it must be viewed holistically. But then, the theory implies false factual claims. We can avoid this result by embracing the theory's normative character. The resulting consequences will be illuminated with the new autodetermination thesis recently proposed in the philosophy of physics by Oliver Timmer. Applying his ideas to the theory of demand reveals that the statements of this discipline simultaneously concern both values and acts.
Keywords Hilary PUTNAM  Milton FRIEDMAN  David KREPS  Iris MURDOCH  Paul SAMUELSON  Wolfgang STEGMÜLLER  Oliver TIMMER  Hal VARIAN  structuralism  theory of demand
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s)
DOI 10.1515/auk-2004-0201
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

 PhilArchive page | Other versions
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Studies in the Logic of Explanation.Carl Gustav Hempel & Paul Oppenheim - 1948 - Philosophy of Science 15 (2):135-175.
Studies in the Logic of Explanation.Carl G. Hempel & Paul Oppenheim - 1948 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 14 (2):133-133.
Are Moral Requirements Hypothetical Imperatives?John McDowell & I. G. McFetridge - 1978 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 52 (1):13-42.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Philosophy of Science in Germany, 1992–2012: Survey-Based Overview and Quantitative Analysis.Matthias Unterhuber, Alexander Gebharter & Gerhard Schurz - 2014 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 45 (1):71-160.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

La justification des droits juridictionnels.Daniel Kofman - 2012 - Philosophiques 39 (2):379-392.
Why Macroeconomics Does Not Supervene on Microeconomics.Brian Epstein - 2014 - Journal of Economic Methodology 21 (1):3-18.
Conscience de soi et autodétermination, coll. « Théories ».Ernst Tugendhat - 1996 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 186 (2):294-294.
L'autodétermination des peuples comme principe juridique.Denis Gingras - 1997 - Laval Théologique et Philosophique 53 (2):365-375.
The Microeconomic Interpretation of Games.Chantale LaCasse & Don Ross - 1994 - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1994:379 - 387.
The Metaphysics of Microeconomics.Alex Rosenberg - 1995 - The Monist 78 (3):352-367.
The Microeconomics of Nonhuman Behavior.Michael C. Keeley - 1981 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 4 (3):396-397.
Manuel d'Économie Politique.Louis Baudin - 1953 - Librairie Générale de Droit Et de Jurisprudence.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2013-03-26

Total views
319 ( #27,294 of 2,439,305 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
28 ( #26,941 of 2,439,305 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes