Rationality in Economic Thought: Methodological Ideas on the History of Political Economy

Emmanuel S. De Dios


Dr. Ochangco’s book, based on his doctoral dissertation (1996, New School University), is to date still the only internationally recognized work by a Filipino in the field of economic methodology, an important area in economics representing an application of the philosophy of science to economics, typically utilizing parts of the history of economic thought as material. The author’s overlapping competencies (in both economics and philosophy) place him in a favored position to work in a difficult field where only few practicing economists feel themselves qualified.

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