2020 Nobel Prize in Economics: A Reading List

On 2 November 2020, TINT will host a seminar titled “Winner’s Curse? A Discussion on the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics“. The speakers are Hannu Vartiainen and Beatrice Cherrier. The seminar will take place online via Zoom from 2 to 5 pm (Helsinki time). If you’d like to join please visit TINT’s blog. If you’dContinue reading “2020 Nobel Prize in Economics: A Reading List”

A summer reading list for students of Philosophy of Economics

I prepared this list for my Philosophy of Economics students (Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam). Most books in this list should be interesting even if you do not like philosophy of economics, but they are related to the topics we have discussed in class. Of course, they will be even more interesting if youContinue reading “A summer reading list for students of Philosophy of Economics”

CFP: WHAT TO MAKE OF HIGHLY UNREALISTIC MODELS?

Call for Papers WHAT TO MAKE OF HIGHLY UNREALISTIC MODELS? Workshop 12-13 OCTOBER 2017 http://www.helsinki.fi/tint/models2017 TINT Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy of Social Sciences University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland http://www.helsinki.fi/tint What to make of highly unrealistic models? This is one of the big questions in contemporary philosophy of science, especially inContinue reading “CFP: WHAT TO MAKE OF HIGHLY UNREALISTIC MODELS?”