Comel West, Meet Richard Posner: Towards a Critical-Neoclassical Synthesis

Guerra-Pujol, Francisco E.
March 2006
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2006, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p39
Academic Journal
The article explores a synthesis between neoclassical economic theory and critical theory. The author views that the neoclassical paradigm is not inconsistent with the progressive anti-subordination and community building goals of critical theory. It presents neoclassical theory as an example of rigorous empirically based scholarship and suggests that critical theory could benefit from making similarly rigorous models.


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