Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Bibliography on Methodological Individualism

I have posted here on the subject of methodological individualism:

“Hodgson on Methodological Individualism,” April 3, 2013.
Since I intend to examine the subject more closely in the future, I post a critical, extended bibliography below.


Agassi, Joseph. 1960. “Methodological Individualism,” The British Journal of Sociology 11.3: 244-270.

Boettke, Peter J. (ed.). The Legacy of Friedrich von Hayek (vol. 2). Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.

Christainsen, Gregory B. 1994. “Methodological Individualism,” in Peter J. Boettke (ed.), The Elgar Companion to Austrian Economics. E. Elgar, Aldershot. 11-16.

Efaw, Fritz. 1994. “Toward a Critical History of Methodological Individualism,” Review of Radical Political Economics 26.3: 103-110.

Evans, A. J. 2010. “Only Individuals Choose,” in Peter R. Boettke (ed.), Handbook on Contemporary Austrian Economics. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham and Northampton, Mass. 3–13.

Hayek, Friedrich A. 1992. “Methodological Individualism,” in Peter G. Klein. The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek. Volume 4. The Fortunes of Liberalism: Essays on Austrian Economics and the Ideal of Freedom. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 160-161.

Heertje, Arnold. 2004. “Schumpeter and Methodological Individualism,” Journal of Evolutionary Economics 14: 153–156.

Hodgson, Geoffrey Martin. 1986. “Behind Methodological Individualism,” Cambridge Journal of Economics 10: 211-224.

Hodgson, Geoffrey Martin. 2004. The Evolution of Institutional Economics. Routledge, London.

Hodgson, Geoffrey Martin. 2007. “Meanings of Methodological Individualism,” Journal of Economic Methodology 14.2: 57–68.

Kincaid, Harold. 2004. “Methodological Individualism and Economics,” in Alain Marciano, John B. Davis and Jochen Runde (eds.), The Elgar Companion to Economics and Philosophy. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, Mass. 299-314.

Lachmann, Ludwig, M. 1977. “Methodological Individualism and the Market Economy,” in Ludwig M. Lachmann, Capital, Expectations, and the Market Process: Essays on the Theory of the Market Economy (ed. by Walter E. Grinder). Sheed Andrews and McMeel, Kansas City.

Lange-von Kulessa, Juergen. 1997. “Searching for a Methodological Synthesis - Hayek’s Individualism in the Light of Recent Holistic Criticism,” Journal of Economic Methodology 4.2: 267-287.

Lukes, Steven. 1968. “Methodological Individualism Reconsidered,” The British Journal of Sociology 19.2: 119-129.

McKenna, Edward J. and Diane Zannoni. 1997-1998. “Post Keynesian Economics and the Philosophy of Individualism,” Journal of Post Keynesian Economics 20.2: 235-249.

Prychitko, David L. 1999. “Methodological Individualism and the Austrian School: A Note on its Critics,” in Peter J. Boettke (ed.). The Legacy of Friedrich von Hayek (vol. 2). Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. 121-129.

Udehn, L. 2002. “The Changing Face of Methodological Individualism,” Annual Review of Sociology 28: 479–507.

Udehn, Lars. 2002a. Methodological Individualism: Background, History, and Meaning. Routledge, New York.

Zwirn, Gregor. 2007. “Methodological Individualism or Methodological Atomism: The Case of Friedrich Hayek,” History of Political Economy 39.1: 47-80.

1 comment:

  1. I'd message you this but I have no idea how to do so.

    Policy Network just put this out, which I can't help but find many issues with as I read it. (this policy organization seems to be oriented towards third way politics.)

    You may wish to read it though. :