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Business models as models
Drawing on research undertaken in the history and philosophy of science, with particular reference to the extensive literature which discusses the use of models in biology and economics, we exploreExpand
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The History of Econometric Ideas
The History of Econometric Ideas covers the period from the late-nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century, illustrating how economists first learnt to harness statistical methods toExpand
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Models as Mediators: Perspectives on Natural and Social Science
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Models as Mediators discusses the ways in which models function in modern science, particularly in the fields of physics and economics. Expand
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Models as Mediating Instruments
Models are one of the critical instruments of modern science. We know that models function in a variety of different ways within the sciences to help us to learn not only about theories but alsoExpand
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The World in the Model: How Economists Work and Think
During the last two centuries, the way economic science is done has changed radically: it has become a social science based on mathematical models in place of words. This book describes and analysesExpand
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Models as Mediators
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Models as Mediators discusses the ways in which models function in modern science, particularly in the fields of physics and economics. Expand
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Economic Man as Model Man: Ideal Types, Idealization and Caricatures
  • M. S. Morgan
  • Sociology
  • Journal of the History of Economic Thought
  • 1 March 2006
Economics revolves around a central character: “economic man.” As historians, we are all familiar with various episodes in the history of this character, and we appreciate his ever-changing aspectExpand
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