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    • Practical reasoning in economic affairs: The HD Index as a case study 

      Crespo, Ricardo (In Vitor Neves (ed.) Facts, Values and Objectivity in Economics. New York: Routledge:150-179., 2012)
      The French philosopher of science Gilles-Gaston Granger (1992) explains that in the domain of Economics we must take into account three aspects of economic rationality if we want to achieve a correct and complete analysis. ...
    • A teleological causal mechanism for economics. Socio-economic machines. 

      Crespo, Ricardo (In A. Lazzarini & D. Weisman (eds.), Perspectives on Epistemology of Economics. FCE, UBA 2012, 123-138., 2012)
      In the last years, given the problems of the so-called ‘received view’, a new kind of explanation has appeared in the realm of the philosophy of science, the causal mechanism explanations. This kind of mechanism has been ...