Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

On the Prospects For a Unified Social Science : economics and Sociology

Peter Abell


This paper argues for a closer association between economics and sociology. The latter could benefit from the intellectual rigour of the former. Building a unified socio-economics requires an intellectual rapprochement between the sociologist conception of social interaction and a relaxed version of rational choice. Evolutionary game theory may provide one way forward.

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