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2006 HES Presidential address a Tale of two Mainstreams: Economics and Philosophy of Natural Science in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 June 2009

D. Wade Hands
Affiliation:
Department of Economics, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA 98416

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HES Presidential addresses often attempt to answer a substantive question (or number of related questions) in the history of economic thought. The answers provided are not “answers” in the sense that one finds an answer to a simple numerical problem; rather they are historical narratives, stories, that bring the listener/reader to a new, and hopefully deeper, understanding of a particular author, piece of economic literature, or episode in the history of economic thought.

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