Carsten Herrmann-Pillath's Foundations of economic evolution: a treatise on the natural philosophy of economics. Edward Elgar, 2013, 704 pp.

  • Don Ross University of Cape Town and Georgia State University
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Author Biography

Don Ross, University of Cape Town and Georgia State University

Don Ross is professor of economics and dean of commerce at the University of Cape Town, and program director for methodology at the Centre for the Economic Analysis of Risk at Georgia State University. His areas of recent research include economic methodology; experimental economics of risk and time preferences in vulnerable populations; strategic foundations of human sociality; and scientific metaphysics. His many publications include Economic theory and cognitive science: microexplanation (2005), Every thing must go: metaphysics naturalized (with James Ladyman, 2007), Midbrain mutiny: the picoeconomics and neuroeconomics of disordered gambling (with Carla Sharp, Rudolph Vuchinich, and David Spurrett, 2008) and Philosophy of economics (2014).

Published
2014-07-19
How to Cite
Ross, D. (2014). Carsten Herrmann-Pillath’s Foundations of economic evolution: a treatise on the natural philosophy of economics. Edward Elgar, 2013, 704 pp. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 7(1), 109-123. https://doi.org/10.23941/ejpe.v7i1.157
Section
Book Reviews