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Excellent piece by David Gordon at Mises.org regarding Rothbard’s and Machlup’s differing interpretations of Mises’ methodological approach to economic theory (the a priori aspect of Mises’ praxeology). In “Mises and the Diminished A Priori“, Gordon assesses recent claims (cited by Peter Boettke) by Gabriel … Continue reading
Chris: Further to your useful post, it goes without saying that Austrian methodology is wholly different from the empirical analysis employed in the Lester/Wolff study. Three points on this: Firstly, it is interesting that despite all the data shortcomings, the authors found … Continue reading
In light of a number of recent (rather long) posts on Austrian methodology I thought this Wikipedia entry was pretty interesting. Methodenstreit, in intellectual history beyond German-language discourse, was an economics controversy carried on for about a decade around 1890, … Continue reading
John Aziz replies to my previous post: Well, I think any discussion on empirical methodology in economic theory needs to begin with the point that the current crop of “empiricists” aren’t really very empirical. Throwing a load of math together … Continue reading
In August I wrote a rather long post on Austrian methodology responding to John Aziz of Azizonomics. It all started with the Max Keiser ‘attack’ on Mises. Then Tom Woods came to Mises’ defence and then Aziz weighed in with a … Continue reading
Chris: Take a look at this Man, Economy and State excerpt on maths in economics. Superb demolishion of the mathematical approach by Murray Rothbard. My best quote from this section: “Mathematics is indispensable in formulating the laws among these variables … Continue reading
Blogger, analyst and economic hot-shot, John Aziz, recently posted at his blog, Azizonomics, a criticism of Mises’ and Rothbard’s methodological approach: “A Critique of the Methodology of Mises & Rothbard” The rather convoluted background here is that shock-jock Max Keiser got … Continue reading