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- University of the Basque Country; Urrutia Elejalde Foundation
|Dates:||July 27-29, 2011|
|Description:||XIV Summer School on Economics and Philosophy (2011) Experiments in Economics, Experiments in Philosophy|
|Location:||San Sebasti╠┴n, Spain|
|Subject:||The aim of this year Summer School is to explore the potential avenues for collaboration between the growing disciplines of experimental economics and experimental philosophy. Experimental economics has evolved into a thriving subfield, as attested by the number of experimental papers published in leading general economics journals. This growing enthusiasm for experiments in economics has coincided with the revival of philosophical and methodological analyses of causality, which view the controlled experiment as the privileged gate to causal inference. But more importantly, in the last years, a new field known as experimental philosophy has set out to complement or even substitute for pre-theoretical intuitions regarding philosophical themes such as moral dilemmas or rationality. At a moment in which experimental economics is already well-established and experimental philosophy is emerging, this meeting compares their main themes and results. [gem╠_╠┘ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]|