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    Is an Overdose of Paracetamol Bad for One's Health?D. M. Hausman - 2011 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 62 (3):657-668.
    1 Overview of the problem2 Situationally Specific Normal Functioning and Capacities3 Kingma’s Criticism4 How Normal Responses can be Pathological5 Too Many Pathologies?6 Conclusions.
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    Mistakes About Preferences in the Social Sciences.D. M. Hausman - 2011 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 41 (1):3-25.
    Preferences are the central notion in mainstream economic theory, yet economists say little about what preferences are. This article argues that preferences in mainstream positive economics are comparative evaluations with respect to everything relevant to value or choice, and it argues against three mistaken views of preferences: (1) that they are matters of taste, concerning which rational assessment is inappropriate, (2) that preferences coincide with judgments of expected self-interested benefit, and (3) that preferences can be defined in terms of choices.
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  3. Experimenting on Models and in the World. [REVIEW]D. M. Hausman - 2008 - Journal of Economic Methodology 15:209-216.
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    Review: Weighing Lives. [REVIEW]D. M. Hausman - 2005 - Mind 114 (455):718-722.
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    Measuring or Valuing Population Health: Some Conceptual Problems.D. M. Hausman - 2012 - Public Health Ethics 5 (3):229-239.
    There is no way literally to measure health, because health is multi-dimensional, and there is no metric whereby one person who is healthier than a second with respect to one dimension but less healthy with respect to another counts as healthier, less healthy or equally healthy overall. Health analysts instead measure how good or bad health states are in some regard. If these values are measures of health states, then identical health states must have identical values. But in different circumstances, (...)
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  6. Review of Dowe, Physical Causation. [REVIEW]D. M. Hausman - 2002 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 33 (4):717-24.
  7. A Review of Two Books by Kevin D. Hoover: Causality in Macroeconomics and The Methodology of Empirical Macroeconomics. [REVIEW]D. M. Hausman - 2003 - Journal of Economic Methodology 10 (2):259-270.
  8. E. Roy Weintraub. How Economics Became a Mathematical Science.D. M. Hausman - 2003 - Philosophia Mathematica 11 (3):354-357.
  9. Philosophy of Economics “, Internet”.D. M. Hausman - forthcoming - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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