The concept of homo economicus, a being that simply maximizes utility under constraint, is rooted in a value system that may not, in fact, be universal. Our scholars are exploring the role of philosophy in understanding and forming the underlying assumptions of the neoclassical economic model.

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    Precarious Condition: A Challenge For New Forms Of Struggle

    This text is part of a research project still in working progress that collects different contributions by the author and rewrite and reanalyse some reflections, already present, in a different form, in some publications: Read more

    Bridging the Gap between Economists and Philosophers

    YSI Philosophy of Economics workshop with Till Grüne-Yanoff, Uskali Mäki, Harold Kincaid and Julian Reiss as well as young scholar sessions at the International Network for Economic Method (INEM) conference in Cape Town, South Africa Read more