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    The Interconnection of Systematic Dialectics and Historical Materialism.Geert Reuten - 2000 - Historical Materialism 7 (1):137-165.
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    A Revision of the Neoclassical Economics Methodology.Geert Reuten - 1996 - Journal of Economic Methodology 3 (1):39-68.
    The practice of neoclassical economics is characterized as an ?axiomatic positivism?, which is far removed from the official (Popper-Lakatos) methodology of neoclassicism. Hausman (1992) attempts to provide a full revision of that official methodology, for which he takes recourse to the methodological work of J.S. Mill. Hausman's methodology is problematical because of: (1) an inadequate distinction between a normative and a descriptive methodology; (2) an insufficient consideration of the empirical stages of theory appraisal; (3) a misleading account of the tendential (...)
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    The Productive Powers of Labour and the Redundant Transformation to Prices of Production.Geert Reuten - 2017 - Historical Materialism 25 (3):3-35.
    The famous Marxian ‘transformation problem’ originated from a research manuscript written by Marx in 1864/65, from which Engels assembledCapitaliii. Unequal capital compositions, equal rates of surplus-value and equal rates of profit among different sectors are posited, and reconciled using the problematic concept of ‘prices of production’. Yet the assumption of equal rates of surplus-value is at odds with the subsequent text ofCapitali, where Marx presents various determinants of the rate of surplus-value, and connects productive powers of labour diverging between sectors (...)
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    What About Falsifiability? Further Notes on Hausman's Revision of the Neoclassical Economic Methodology.Geert Reuten - 1997 - Journal of Economic Methodology 4 (2):297-302.
    Even if falsificationism in the strict Popper-Lakatos sense may be too harsh for economics, falsifiability and refutability are eminent criteria for theory appraisal. Hausman's (1997) revision of his (1992) methodology of economics does not come sufficiently close to meeting such a methodological requirement and risks allowing the prioritising of irrefutable theories over empirical phenomena. It therefore needs further advancement.
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    The Necessity of Welfare: The Systemic Conflicts of the Capitalist Mixed Economy.Geert Reuten & Michael Williams - 1993 - Science and Society 57 (4):420 - 440.
    Welfare expenditure is under attack, so that a grasp of the determinants of welfare policy is timely. Neither functionalist nor instrumentalist theory, whether of a Marxist or mainstream kind, has been successful here. This paper offers a systematic presentation of the bourgeois state and of its interdependence with the economy, of which welfare policy is a key aspect. Controversially, the systemic necessity of welfare policy grounds a right to existence not adequately sustained by the value-form determination of the economy, reproduced (...)
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