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Durham University

The Department of Philosophy


Publication details for Professor Nancy Cartwright

Cartwright, N (2005). The Vanity of Rigour in Economics. Theoretical Models and Galilean Experiments. In The 'Experiment' in the History of Economics. Fontaine, P & Leonard, R
  • Publication type: Chapter in book

Author(s) from Durham


Expanded version of Cartwright, Nancy. D. (1999). "The Vanity of Rigour in Economics", Discussion Paper Series. CPNSS, LSE.

Translated to German as Cartwright, N. (2012). "Die Vergeblich Strenge der Oekonomie –Theoretische Modelleund Galileische Experimente", in L. Bauer, and K. Hamberger (eds.), Gesellschaft Denken Eine erkenntnistheoretische Standortbestimmung der Sozialwissenschaften. Wien: Springer Verlag.

Also in Nancy Cartwright (2007). Hunting Causes and Using Them.