Vita

Daniel M. Hausman

Herbert A. Simon and Hilldale Professor

Department of Philosophy

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI 53706

(608) 263-5178 fax (608) 265-3701

Email: dhausman@wisc.edu

BIRTH:

March 27, 1947, Chicago, Illinois

CITIZENSHIP:

United States

ACADEMIC TRAINING:

Thesis: Economic Models: A Philosophical Inquiry into Capital Theory; Sponsor: Sidney Morgenbesser

COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY DISTINCTIONS:

(Harvard) Detur Prize, Harvard College Scholarship, John Harvard Scholarship, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude

(Columbia) Honorary Fellow, Honorary President's Fellow, F.J.E. Woodbridge Distinguished Fellow, Bancroft Award

TEACHING AND RESEARCH POSITIONS:

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS:

HONORS:

  • Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Kellett Mid-Career Award, 1992.
  • Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Named Professorship, 2003.
  • Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2009
  • Phi Beta Kappa Romanell Lecturer, 2010-2011.
  • Hilldale Professor, 2011.

BOOKS:

  1. Capital, Profits and Prices: An Essay in the Philosophy of Economics. New York: Columbia University Press, 1981.
  2. The Philosophy of Economics: An Anthology. (ed.) New York: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Second edition New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994; Third edition New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007; Roumanian language edition. Bucharest: Editura Humanitas, 1993. Chinese translation by Ding Jianfeng, Shanghai: Shanghai People's Publishing, 2007. Forthcoming in a Russian translation from the Institute for the Economy in Transition.
  3. The Inexact and Separate Science of Economics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
  4. Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
  5. Economic Analysis and Moral Philosophy. Cambridge University Press, 1996 (with Michael S. McPherson). Swedish translation from Studentlitteratur Publishing. Spanish translation by Mauricio Luis Grobet Vallarta of Economic Analysis and Moral Philosophy. Mexico: Centrol de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, 2007.
  6. Economic Methodology: Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries. London: Macmillan, 1998 (edited with Roger Backhouse, Uskali Mäki, and Andrea Salanti).
  7. Causal Asymmetries. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
  8. Economic Analysis, Moral Philosophy, and Public Policy. Cambridge University Press, 2006 (with Michael S. McPherson – a revised and expanded edition of #5). Chinese translation in 2007 from Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. Korean translation in 2010 by Dong-Ryul Choo from Nanam Publishing.
  9. Preference, Value, and Choice and Welfare. Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  10. Valuing Health: Well-Being, Freedom, and Suffering. Oxford University Press, 2015.

ARTICLES:

  1. "How to do Philosophy of Economics," in P. Asquith and R. Giere, eds., PSA 1980. East Lansing: Philosophy of Science Association, 1980, pp. 352-62; rpt. Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 221-29.
  2. "Sun Signs vs. Science: Using Astrology to Teach the Philosophy of Science," (with Paul Thagard) Metaphilosophy 11 (1980): 101-4.
  3. "Are General Equilibrium Theories Explanatory?" in J. Pitt, ed., Philosophy in Economics. Dordrecht: Reidel, 1981, pp.17-32, rpt. in The Philosophy of Economics: An Anthology, pp. 344-59.
  4. "John Stuart Mill's Philosophy of Economics," Philosophy of Science, 48 (l981): 363-85; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 33-53.
  5. "Scientific Creationism and Teaching Philosophy of Science," American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 2-3.
  6. "Constructive Empiricism Contested," Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 63 (l982): 2l-28.
  7. "Causal and Explanatory Asymmetry," in P. Asquith and T. Nickles, eds., PSA 1982, vol. 1. East Lansing: Philosophy of Science Association, 1982, pp. 43-54.
  8. "Are There Causal Relations Among Dependent Variables?" Philosophy of Science, 50 (1983): 58-81; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 109-28.
  9. . "The Limits of Economic Science," in N. Rescher, ed., The Limits of Lawfulness. Pittsburgh: Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, 1983, pp. 93-100; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 99-105.
  10. . "Causal Priority," NOUS 18 (1984): 261-79.
  11. . "A Critique of Scientific Creationism," in Scholar Program, ed. J. Tabachnik. Chicago: Chicago Board of Rabbis, 1984, pp. 49-64.
  12. . "Defending Microeconomic Theory," Philosophical Forum, 15 (1984): 392-404.
  13. . "Classical Wage Theory and the Causal Complications of Explaining Distribution," pp. 171-97 of J. Pitt, ed., Change and Progress in Modern Science, Dordrecht: Reidel, 1985; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 129-46.
  14. . "Is Falsificationism Unpracticed or Unpractisable?" Philosophy of the Social Sciences 15 (1985): 313-19; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 92-98.
  15. . "Causation and Experimentation," American Philosophical Quarterly 23 (1986): 143-54.
  16. . "Philosophy and Economic Methodology," in D. Asquith and P. Kitcher, eds. PSA 1984, vol. 2. East Lansing: Philosophy of Science Association, 1986, pp. 231-49.
  17. . "Liability, Responsibility and Harm." Ethics 97 (1986): 262-69.
  18. . "Health Care: Efficiency and Equity," in S. Spicker, S. Ingman and I. (eds.) Ethical Dimensions of Geriatric Care: Value Conflicts for the 21st Century. Dordrecht: Reidel, 1987, pp. 67-78.
  19. . "Economic Methodology and Philosophy of Science," pp. 88-116 of R. Teichgraeber and G. Winston, eds. The Boundaries of Economics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
  20. . "An Appraisal of Popperian Economic Methodology," pp. 65-86 of N. de Marchi, ed. The Popperian Legacy in Economics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 74-91.
  21. . "Economic Methodology in a Nutshell," Journal of Economic Perspectives 3(1989): 115-27; rpt. in B. Caldwell, ed. The Philosophy and Methodology of Economics. Cheltonham: Edward Elgar, 1993, vol. 1, pp. 275-87; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 13-24; forthcoming in a Russian translation in World Economy and International Relations.
  22. . "On Justifying the Ways of Mammon to Man" pp. 821-33 of G. Feiwel, eds. The Economics of Joan Robinson. London: Macmillan, 1989.
  23. . "Arbitrage Arguments," Erkenntnis 30 (1989): 5-22; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 172-85.
  24. . "The Insufficiency of Nomological Explanation," Philosophical Quarterly 39 (1989): 22-35.
  25. . "Explanatory Progress in Economics," Social Research 56 (1989): 361-81; rpt. in B. Caldwell, ed. The Philosophy and Methodology of Economics. Cheltonham: Edward Elgar, 1993, vol. 3, pp. 460-80; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 186-199.
  26. . "Ceteris Paribus Clauses and Causality in Economics," pp. 308-17 of A. Fine and J. Leplin, eds. PSA 1988, vol. 2. East Lansing: Philosophy of Science Association, 1989.
  27. . "Are Markets Morally Free Zones?" Philosophy and Public Affairs 18 (1989): 317-33.
  28. . "Decision Theory and the Deductive Method," Richerche Economiche 43 (1989): 199-217.
  29. . "What Are General Equilibrium Theories?" pp. 107-114 of W. Sieg, ed. Acting and Reflecting. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1990; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 165-71.
  30. . "Agricultural Economics and the Chaos of Economic Methodology," Journal of Agricultural Economics Research 42, No. 2 (1990): 3-4 (with Michael McPherson); rpt. in Journal of Agricultural Economics Research Essays Supplement, July 1991, pp. 24-5.
  31. . "Supply and Demand Explanations and their Ceteris Paribus Clauses," Review of Political Economy 2 (1990): 168-86; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 147-62.
  32. . "The Deductive Method," Midwest Studies in Philosophy 15 (1990): 372-88; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 54-69.
  33. . "Making Interpersonal Comparisons Coherently," Economics and Philosophy (with Martin Barrett) 6 (1990): 293-300.
  34. . "On Dogmatism in Economics: The Case of Preference Reversals," Journal of Socio-Economics 20 (1991): 205-25; rpt. in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology, pp. 200-218.
  35. . "When Jack and Jill Make a Deal," Social Philosophy and Policy 9 (1992): 95-113.
  36. . "Thresholds, Transitivity, Overdetermination, and Events," Analysis 52(1992): 159-63.
  37. . "On the Conceptual Structure of Neoclassical Economics - A Philosopher's View," in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology (1992), pp. 25-32.
  38. . "Why Look Under the Hood?" in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology (1992), pp. 70-73; rpt. in The Philosophy of Economics. 2nd. ed., pp. 217-21.
  39. . "Reflections on Philosophy and Economic Methodology" in Essays on Philosophy and Economic Methodology (1992), pp. 230-35.
  40. . "Why Don't Effects Explain Their Causes?" Synthese 94 (1993), pp. 227-44.
  41. . "Liberalism, Welfare Economics, and Freedom," Social Philosophy and Policy 10(1993): 172-97; also published in E. Paul, F. Miller, and J. Paul, eds. Liberalism and the Economic Order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992, pp. 172-97.
  42. . "Taking Ethics Seriously: Economics and Contemporary Moral Philosophy" (with Michael McPherson) in The Journal of Economic Literature. 31 (June, 1993), pp. 670-731; reprint forthcoming in A. Hamlin, ed. Ethics and Economics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 1996.
  43. . "The Structure of Good" (A Review Essay on Weighing Goods by John Broome), Ethics 103 (1993): 792-806.
  44. . "Linking Causal and Explanatory Asymmetries," Philosophy of Science 60(1993): 435-51.
  45. . "Why Economists Should Take Ethics Seriously" (with Michael McPherson) in Proceedings of the Tenth World Congress of the International Economic Association, vol. 3, Public Policy and Economic Organisation, ed. Dieter Bös. London: Macmillan, 1993, pp. 3-20.
  46. . "Economics, Rationality, and Ethics" (with Michael McPherson) in D. Hausman, ed. The Philosophy of Economics. 2nd. ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994, pp. 252-77; translated into Italian as Economia, Razionalitá ed Etica) by Valeria Ottonelli. Milan: Edizioni Anabasi, 1994.
  47. . "Preference, Belief and Welfare," American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, May, 1994 (with Michael McPherson), pp. 396-400.
  48. . "Paul Samuelson as Dr. Frankenstein: When Idealizations Escape and Run Amuck," in B. Hamminga and N. de Marchi, eds. Idealization in Economics. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1994, pp. 229-43.
  49. . "Kuhn, Lakatos and the Structure of Economics," in R. Backhouse, ed. Contemporary Issues in Economic Methodology. London: Routledge, 1994, pp. 195-215.
  50. . "Rational Choice and Social Theory--A Comment," Journal of Philosophy 92(1995): 96-102.
  51. . "The Impossibility of Interpersonal Utility Comparisons." Mind 104 (1995): 473-90.
  52. . "The Composition of Economic Causes," The Monist 78 (1995): 295-307.
  53. . "Pluralities of Subject, Method, Goals and Visions," History of Economic Ideas 2 (1994): 99-108.
  54. . "Causation and Counterfactual Dependence Reconsidered," NOUS 30 (1996): 55-74.
  55. . "Writing Lots of Philosophy in a Large Lecture (Without Killing the Lecturer)," Writing Across the Curriculum Newsletter, University of Wisconsin-Madison, November, 1996, pp. 1-2.
  56. . "Why Does Evidence Matter So Little to Economic Theory?" in Structures and Norms in Science. ed. M.L. Dalla Chiara, K. Doets, D. Mundici, and J. van Benthem. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1997, pp. 395-407.
  57. . "Problems with Supply-Side Egalitarianism," Politics and Society 24 (1996): 343-51; Rpt. in Erik Wright, ed. Recasting Egalitarianism. London: Verso, 1998, pp. 75-85.
  58. . "Economics as Separate and Inexact," Economics and Philosophy 12 (1996): 207-20.
  59. . "The Impossibility of Interpersonal Utility Comparisons--A Reply," Mind 106 (1997): 99-100.
  60. . "Beware of Economists Bearing Advice," Policy Options 18, no. 7 (September, 1997): 16-19.
  61. . "Rationalité, Bien-être, et Economie Normative," tr. J.S. Lenfant, pp. 219-29 of Hubert Brochier, Roger Frydman, Bernard Gazier, and Jérôme Lallement, eds. L'Economie Normative. Paris: Economica, 1997.
  62. . "Theory Appraisal in Neoclassical Economics," Journal of Economic Methodology 4 (1997): 289-96.
  63. . "Introduction," in Roger Backhouse, Daniel Hausman, Uskali Mäki, and Andrea Salanti, eds. Economic Methodology: Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries. London: Macmillan, 1998, pp. xv-xxi (with Uskali Mäki).
  64. . "Comment:Assessing Human Interactions," in Roger Backhouse, Daniel Hausman, Uskali Mäki, and Andrea Salanti, eds. Economic Methodology: Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries. London: Macmillan, 1998, pp. 157-69.
  65. . "The Nature of Economics," Notizie di Politeia 46 (1997): 27-31 (interview).
  66. . "Economics and Ethics," Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. ed. Edward Craig. London: Routledge, 1998, vol. 3, pp. 205-11 (with Michael S. McPherson).
  67. . "Economics, Philosophy of," Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. ed. Edward Craig. London: Routledge, 1998, vol. 3, pp. 211-22.
  68. . "Separateness, Inexactness and Economic Method: A Very Brief Response," Journal of Economic Methodology 5 (1998): 155-6.
  69. . "Rationality and Knavery," in Werner Leinfellner and Eckehart Köhler, eds. Game Theory, Experience, Rationality; Foundations of Social Sciences; Economics and Ethics: In Honor of John C. Harsanyi. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1998, pp. 67-79.
  70. . "Liberty and its Value," pp. 45-48 of J. F. Laslier, N. Gravel, A Trannoy and M. Fleurbaey, eds. Liberty. Routledge, 1997.
  71. . "Causation, Agency, and Independence," Philosophy of Science 64 (1997): S15-S25.
  72. . "Confirming Mainstream Economic Theory" Theoria 13 (1998): 261-78.
  73. . "Economists' Responses to Anomalies: Full Cost Pricing versus Preference Reversals," in John Davis, ed. New Economics and its History (supplement to volume 29 of History of Political Economy). Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1988, pp. 255-72 (co-authored with Philippe Mongin).
  74. . "Problems with Realism in Economics," Economics and Philosophy 14 (1998): 185-213.
  75. . "The Faults of Formalism and the Magic of Markets," Critical Review 12 (1998): 127-38.
  76. . "'Ultra-deductivism,' Perfect Knowledge, and the Methodology of Economics," Journal of Economic Methodology 6 (1999): 125-130.
  77. . "The Mathematical Theory of Causation: A Review Article," British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 50 (1999): 151-62.
  78. . "Deterministic Causation of Probabilities," Communication and Cognition 31(1998): 365-90.
  79. . "Incentives and Health Policy: Primary and Secondary Care in the British National Health Service" (joint work with Julian LeGrand), Social Science and Medicine 49(1999): 1299-1307.
  80. . "Ontology and Methodology in Economics," Economics and Philosophy 15 (1999): 283-88.
  81. "Independence, Invariance, and the Causal Markov Condition," (joint work with James Woodward), British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 50 (1999): 521-83.
  82. "Lessons from Quantum Mechanics," Synthese 121 (1999): 79-92.
  83. "Realist Philosophy and Methodology of Economics: What Is It?" Journal of Economic Methodology 7 (2000): 127-33.
  84. "Revealed Preference, Belief, and Game Theory." Economics and Philosophy 16(2000): 99-115.
  85. "The Basic Problems of Economic Methodology," Economies et Sociétés 7 (2000): 147-55.
  86. "In Defense of Two Policy Platitudes," In Macroeconomics and the Real World, vol. 2, Keynesian Economics, Unemployment, and Policy. Ed. Roger Backhouse and Andrea Salanti. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 269-76.
  87. "Does Economics Need Laws?" published as "Necesita Leyes la Economía?" Argumentos de Razón Técnica 3 (2000): 115-37.
  88. . "Critical Realism and Theories of Open Systems" published as "El Realism Crítico y las Teorías de Sistemas Abiertos." Argumentos de Razón Técnica 3 (2000): 61-92.
  89. . "A New Era for Economic Methodology," Journal of Economic Methodology 8 (2001): 65-68.
  90. ."Tendencies, Laws and the Composition of Economic Causes," Pp. 293-307 of Uskali Mäki, ed. The Economic World View. Studies in the Ontology of Economics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. (Expanded version of #52).
  91. . "Explanation and Diagnosis in Economics," Revue Internationale De Philosophie 55 (2001): 311-26.
  92. . "Health Inequalities and Why They Matter," (coauthored with Yukiko Asada and Thomas Hedemann) Health Care Analysis 10 (2002): 177-91.
  93. . "Trustworthiness and Self-Interest," Journal of Banking and Finance 26 (2002): 1767-83.
  94. . "Philosophy of Economics,"International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Elsevier, 2001, pp. 4159-4165.
  95. . "The Limits to Empirical Ethics," pp. 663-68 of Christopher Murray, Joshua Salomon, Colin Mathers, and Alan Lopez, eds. Summary Measures of Population Health: Concepts, Ethics, Measurements and Applications. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2002.
  96. . "Causality and Counterfactual Analysis," pp. 309-13 of Christopher Murray, Joshua Salomon, Colin Mathers, and Alan Lopez, eds. Summary Measures of Population Health: Concepts, Ethics, Measurements and Applications. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2002.
  97. . "The Limited Moral Arithmetic of Health and Well-Being," pp. 121-27 of Christopher Murray, Joshua Salomon, Colin Mathers, and Alan Lopez, eds. Summary Measures of Population Health: Concepts, Ethics, Measurements and Applications. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2002.
  98. “Philosophy of Economics,” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy; on line at http://plato.stanford.edu/
  99. "Rational Belief and Social Interaction." Behavior and Brain Sciences 26 (2003): 163-64.
  100. “Modularity and the Causal Markov Condition: A Restatement.” British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 55 (2004): 147-61 (co-authored by James Woodward).
  101. "Polling and Public Policy." Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. 14(2004): 241-47.
  102. "Philosophical Foundations of Normative Economics," pp. 40-61 of Melvin Ayogu and Don Ross, eds. Development Dilemmas: The Methods and Political Ethics of Growth Policy. New York: Routledge, 2005.
  103. “Filosofia dell’economia,” in Filosofia delle scienze, ed. Nicla Vassallo. Turin: Giulio Einaudi, 2003, pp. 71-97.
  104. "Manipulation and the Causal Markov Condition." Philosophy of Science 71(2004): 846-56 (with James Woodward).
  105. "Testing Game Theory." Journal of Economic Methodology 12(2005): 211-23.
  106. "Sympathy, Commitment, and Preference," Economics and Philosophy 21(2005): 33-50
  107. "Causal Relata: Tokens, Types or Variables." Erkenntnis 62 (2005): 31-51.
  108. "Valuing Health," Philosophy and Public Affairs 34(2006): 246-74.
  109. "Consequentialism, and Preference Formation in Economics and Game Theory," Philosophy 59 Supplement (2006): 111-29.
  110. "Are Health Inequalities Unjust?" Journal of Political Philosophy 15 (2007): 46-66.
  111. "Third-Party and Group Risks in Research: Can IRBs Address Them?" IRB: Ethics & Human Research 29, no. 3 (2007): 1-5.
  112. "Group Risks, Risks to Groups and Group Engagement in Genetics Research," Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 17(2007): 351-69.
  113. "The Philosophical Foundations of Mainstream Normative Economics," The Philosophy of Economics: An Anthology (3rd edition) (co-authored with Michael McPherson). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp. ??.
  114. "Valuing Health Properly." Health Economics, Policy and Law (2008), 3: 79–83.
  115. "Protecting Groups from Genetic Research." Bioethics 22 (2008): 157-65.
  116. "Falsification," New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics.
  117. "Theory Appraisal," New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics (joint with Ellery Eells).
  118. "Mindless or Mindful Economics: A Methodological Evaluation," in Andrew Caplin and Andrew Schotter, eds. Handbook of Economic Methodology. Oxford University Press, 2008, pp. 125-51.
  119. "Philosophy of the Social Sciences" (Interview) in Diego Rios and Christoph Schmidt-Petri, eds. Philosophy of the Social Sciences: Five Questions.Roskilde, Denmark: Automatic Press, 2008, pp. 57-67.
  120. "Market Failure, Government Failure, and the Hard Problems of Cooperation." Éthique et économique/Ethics and Economics, 6 (1), 2008. http://ethique-economique.net/
  121. "Laws, Causation, and Economic Methodology," pp. 35-54 of Harold Kincaid and Don Ross, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Economics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
  122. "Fairness and Social Norms," Philosophy of Science 75 (5) (2008): 850-860.
  123. "Experimenting on Markets and the World," Journal of Economic Methodology 15 (2009): 209-16.
  124. "Preference Satisfaction and Welfare Economics," Economics and Philosophy 25 (2009): 1-25 (co-authored with Michael McPherson).
  125. "Benevolence, Justice, Well-Being and the Health Gradient," Public Health Ethics 2009; doi: 10.1093/phe/php024 [electronic journal] 9 pages.
  126. "Rational Preference and Evaluation," Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities 1, no. 1 (October 15, 2009), http://occasion.stanford.edu/node/21.
  127. "Valuing Health: A New Proposal," Health Economics 19 (2010): 280-96.
  128. "Equality of Autonomy," Ethics 119 (2009): 742-56.
  129. "To Nudge or Not to Nudge," Journal of Political Philosophy 18 (2010): 123-36 (co-authored with Brynn Welch)
  130. "The Philosophy of Economics," pp. 324-55 of Fritz Allhoff, ed. Philosophies of the Sciences. West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, 2010 (largely a reprint of #98).
  131. “Probabilistic Causality and Causal Generalizations,” pp. 47-63 of Ellery Eells and James Fetzer, eds. The Place of Probability in Science. Boston: Springer, 2010.
  132. “Hedonism and Welfare Economics,” Economics and Philosophy 26 (2010): 321-44.
  133. “Mistakes about Preferences in the Social Sciences.” Philosophy of the Social Sciences 41(2011): 3-25.
  134. “The Inexact and Separate Science of Economics: An Interview.” Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics 4 (2011): 67-82.
  135. “Is an Overdose of Paracetamol Bad for One’s Health?” British Journal for Philosophy of Science. 2011. doi: 10.1093/bjps/axr008.
  136. “A Lockean Argument for Universal Access to Health Care.” Social Philosophy and Policy 28 (2011): 166-91; reprinted in Liberalism and Capitalism, ed. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller, Jr. and Jeffrey Paul. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011, pp. 166-91.
  137. How Can Irregular Causal Generalizations Guide Practice? Preventive Medicine 53 (2011): 229-31.
  138. “Egalitarianism Reconsidered.” Journal of Moral Philosophy 8 (2011): 567-86 (Co-authored with Matt Sensat Waldren).
  139. “Mäki’s MISS,” pp. 81-95 of Aki Lehtinen, Jaakko Kuorikoski and Petri Ylikoski, eds. Economics for Real: Uskali Mäki and the Place of Truth in Economics. London: Routledge, 2012.
  140. “Social Scientific Naturalism and Experimentation in Economics,” pp. 287-307 of Uskali Mäki, ed. Philosophy of Economics. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2012.
  141. “Evaluating Social Policy,” pp. 607-624 of Harold Kincaid, ed. Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of the Social Sciences. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  142. “Measuring or Valuing Population Health: Some Conceptual Problems. Public Health Ethics 5 (2012): 229-39.
  143. “Health, Well-Being, and Measuring the Burden of Disease,” Population Health Metrics 2012; doi:10.1186/1478-7954-10-13Â Â http://www.pophealthmetrics.com/content/10/1/13
  144. “What’s Wrong with Global Health Inequalities?” pp. 34-51 of Patti Lenard and Christine Straehle, eds. Health Inequality and Global Justice. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012.
  145. “Health, Naturalism and Functional Efficiency,” Philosophy of Science 79 (2012): 519-41.
  146. “Injustice and Inequality in Health and Health Care,” pp. 29-42 of Y. Dernier, C. Gastmans, and A. Vandevelde, eds. Justice, Luck and Responsibility in Health Care. Dordrecht: Springer, 2013.
  147. “A reply to Lehtinen, Teschl and Pattanaik,” Journal of Economic Methodology 20 (2013): 219-23.
  148. “Interview on Action Theory,” pp. 119-32 of Conversations on Human Action and Practical Rationality, Edited by Carlos Mauro, Sofia Miguens and Susana Cadilha. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.
  149. “Paradox Postponed.” Journal of Economic Methodology 20 (2013): 250-54.
  150. “Egalitarian Critiques of Health Inequalities,” pp. 95-112 of Inequalities in Health: Concepts, Measures, and Ethics. Ed. Nir Eyal, Samia Hurst, Ole Norheim and Daniel Wikler. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
  151. “Motives and Markets in Health Care.” Journal of Practical Ethics 1(2)(2013): 64-84.
  152. “Systems without a Graphical Causal Representation,” Synthese on line DOI 10.1007/s11229-013-0380-3 (co-authored with Reuben Stern and Naftali Weinberger.
  153. “Health and Functional Efficiency.” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 39 (2014): 634-47. DOI: 10-1093/jmp/jhu036
  154. “Affirmative Action: Bad Arguments and Some Good Ones.” In Russ Shafer-Landau, ed. The Ethical Life: Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Moral Problem, 3rd. ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 476-489.
  155. “The Value of Health.” In Iwao Hirose and Jonas Olson, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Value Theory. New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199959303.013.0019 2015.
  156. “Philosophy of Economics.” International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2015, pp. 99–104.
  157. “Taking the Prisoner’s Dilemma Seriously: What Can We Learn from a Trivial Game?” pp. 54-63 of Martin Peterson, ed. The Prisoners’ Dilemma. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  158. “Equality versus Priority: A Misleading Distinction.” Economics and Philosophy 31(2015): 229–31.
  159. “On the Econ Within.” Journal of Economic Methodology 23 (2016): 26–32.
  160. “Comparative and non-Comparative Concepts of Health.” In Naturalism in the Philosophy of Health Issues and Implications, ed. Élodie Giroux. New York: Springer, 2016, pp. 53-62.

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  13. of John Davis, D. Wade Hands, and Uskali Mäki, eds. The Handbook of Economic Methodology," Economics and Philosophy 15 (1999): 289-95.
  14. “Review of Cost-Value Analysis in Health Care: Making Sense out of QALYs by Erik Nord. Economics and Philosophy 16 (2000): 346-53.
  15. of Ian Carter, A Measure of Freedom. Economic Journal 111 (2001): 137-39.
  16. of Martha Nussbaum, Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach. Journal of Economic Literature 39 (2001): 152-3.
  17. of D.Wade Hands, Reflection without Rules: Economic Methodology and Contemporary Science Theory. Journal of Economic Literature 39 (2001): 902-4.
  18. of Mary Morgan and Margaret Morrison, eds., Models as Mediators: Perspectives on Natural and Social Science. Journal of the History of Economic Thought 23 (2001): 399-402.
  19. of On the Methodology of Economics and the Formalist Revolution by Terence Hutchison,” Economic Record 77 (2001): 314-17.
  20. of Phil Dowe, Physical Causation. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 33(2002): 717-24.
  21. “Taking Causal Questions Seriously. A Review of Kevin Hoover’s Causality in Macroeconomics and The Methodology of Empirical Macroeconomics." Journal of Economic Methodology 10 (2003): 259-69.
  22. of Michael Mandler, Dilemmas in Economic Theory: Persisting Foundational Problems of Microeconomics.Economica 70 (2003): 568-69.
  23. of E. Roy Weintraub, How Economics Became a Mathematical Science," Philosophia Mathematica 11(2003): 354-58.
  24. of Philip Kitcher, Science, Truth, and Democracy. Ethics 113 (2003): 423-28.
  25. of Russell Hardin, Trust and Trustworthiness. Economics and Philosophy 20 (2004): 240-46.
  26. of Mark Sagoff, Price, Principle, and the Environment. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, February 15, 2005: http://ndpr.nd.edu/review.cfm?id=1961
  27. of John Broome, Weighing Lives. Mind 114:718-22.
  28. of Russell Hardin, Indeterminacy and Society. Ethics 116 (2006): 425-28.
  29. "Whither Economics and Philosophy? A Review of The Elgar Companion to Economics and Philosophy," Journal of Economic Methodology 13 (2006): 507-21.
  30. "Review of Causation, Physics, and the Constitution of Reality: Russell's Republic Revisited. Edited by Huw Price and Richard Corry," in Studies in the History and Philosophy of Physics 39 (2008): 231-33.
  31. "Review of Mill's On Liberty: A Critical Guide," Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, http://ndpr.nd.edu .
  32. of Shlomi Segall, Health, Luck and Justice. Economics and Philosophy 27 (2011): 190-98.
  33. of Uskali Mäki, ed. The Methodology of Positive Economics: Reflections on the Milton Friedman Legacy. History of Political Economy 44 (2012): 553-55.
  34. of Matthew Adler, Well-Being and Fair Distribution. Economics and Philosophy 28 (2012): 435-43.
  35. “Much Ado about Models,” Review of Mary Morgan, The World in the Model: How Economists Work and Think. Journal of Economic Methodology. 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1350178X.2015.1037546


FORTHCOMING OR UNPUBLISHED:

  • Economic Analysis, Moral Philosophy, and Public Policy, 3rd. ed., co-authors Debra Satz and Michael McPherson. New York, Cambridge University Press, 2016.
  • Economic Analysis, Moral Philosophy and Public Policy.Forthcoming in a Japanese translation.
  • "Why Not Just Ask? Preferences, “Empirical Ethics” and the Role of Ethical Reflection" in From Fairness to Goodness, edited Sarah Marchand, Christopher Murray and Dan Wikler, World Health Organization
  • "Health and Well-Being" in From Fairness to Goodness, edited Sarah Marchand, Christopher Murray and Dan Wikler, World Health Organization.
  • "Equality vs. Priority: A Misleading Distinction," in From Fairness to Goodness, edited Sarah Marchand, Christopher Murray and Dan Wikler, World Health Organization.
  • "Morgenbesser's Schemata," in Sandford Goldberg, ed. Sidney Morgenbesser's Contributions.
  • “Health and Well-Being,” in Harold Kincaid, Jeremy Simon, and Miriam Solomon, eds. The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Medicine.

ADDRESSES (partial listing):

  • "Liability, Responsibility and Harm," Weingart Conference, California Institute of Technology, March, 1985.
  • "Rhetoric and Methodology in Economics" Center for Twentieth Century Studies, University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee, April, 1985.
  • "An Appraisal of Popperian Economic Methodology," Johns Hopkins University, November, 1985 and University of Amsterdam, December, 1985.
  • "Popper Misapprehended," American Economic Association Meetings, December, 1985.
  • "The Deficit and Our Obligations to Future Generations--A Comment," Baruch College, February, 1986.
  • "Explanatory Asymmetries," Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, September, 1986.
  • "Workshop on General Equilibrium Theories," Philosophy of Science Association Meetings, October, 1986.
  • "Directions in Economic Methodology," American Economic Association Meetings, December, 1986.
  • "Causal Priority," University of Rochester, January, 1987.
  • "A Critique of Popperian Epistemology," Allegheny College, February, 1987.
  • "The Insufficiency of Nomological Explanation," University of Pittsburgh, March, 1987.
  • "Structural Equations and Qualitative Physics," Carnegie-Mellon University, March, 1987.
  • "What Is Wrong with Popperian Economic Methodology," Troisième Cycle Romand en Economié Politique of the Universities of Fribourg, Geneve, Lausanne and Neuchâtel, March, 1987.
  • "Popperian Economic Methodology and Austrian Economics," New York University, April, 1987.
  • "Principals and Agents: Games and Morality," University of Delaware, June, 1987.
  • "Arbitrage Arguments," at Philosophy of Economics II, University of Tilburg, July, 1987.
  • "Explanation and Causation," University of Wisconsin/Madison, September 1987; University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee, October, 1987, Carnegie Mellon University, March, 1988, University of Canberra, August, 1989, University of Helsinki, February, 1990.
  • "Decision Theory and the Deductive Method," Bowling Green State University, February, 1988.
  • "Ceteris Paribus Clauses and Causality in Economics," Philosophy of Science Association Meetings, Evanston, Illinois, October, 1988.
  • "Economic Methodology in a Nutshell," Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, November, 1988.
  • "Causation: From Metaphysics to Artificial Intelligence," A series of five lectures delivered to the Program in Cognitive Science, University of New South Wales, August, 1989.
  • "Are Markets Morally Free Zones?" University of Sydney, August, 1989.
  • "The "Science" of Creation and the Philosophy of Science," Lawrence University, November, 1989.
  • "The Deductive Method," Northwestern University, Fall, 1989; University of Helsinki, May, 1990; Hungarian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Budapest, June 1990; Institute for Advanced Study, Vienna, June 1990
  • "Why Look Under the Hood," Society of Finnish Economists, Lahti, Finland, February, 1990.
  • "On Dogmatism in Economics: The Case of Preference Reversals," Helsinki University, February, 1990; University of Groningen, Groningen, Holland, June 1990; George Washington University, January, 1991; George Mason University, January, 1991; History of Economics Society, June, 1991.
  • "On the Intermixture of Positive and Normative in Economics," University of Helsinki, February, 1990; University of Amsterdam, June 1990.
  • "Interpersonal Utility Comparisons--A Theoretical Solution," University of Chicago, June 1990; University of Maryland, January, 1991.
  • "When Jack and Jill Make a Deal," Conference on Economic Rights, San Diego, October, 1990.
  • "Paul Samuelson as Dr. Frankenstein: When Idealizations Escape from their Models and Run Amuck," Conference on Idealizations in Economics, University of Tilburg, July, 1991.
  • "Interpersonal Utility Comparisons, or Why Well-Being Cannot Be the Satisfaction of Preferences," University of Wisconsin-Madison, September, 1991.
  • "Liberalism, Welfare Economics, and Freedom," Bowling Green State University, April, 1992.
  • "Roundtable Discussion of The Inexact and Separate Science of Economics," History of Economic Society Meetings, George Mason University, June, 1992.
  • "Taking Ethics Seriously," Tenth World Congress of the International Economic Association, Moscow, August, 1992.
  • "Preference, Belief and Welfare," Allied Social Sciences Meetings, Boston, January, 1994 (with Michael S. McPherson).
  • "Reply to Moseley, Reuten, and Rizvi," Allied Social Sciences Meetings, Boston, January, 1994.
  • "The Impossibility of Interpersonal Utility Comparisons," London School of Economics and the University of Birmingham, May, 1994; University of East Anglia, July, 1994.
  • "The Counterfactual Theory of Causation Reconsidered," London School of Economics, May, 1994; Centre du Recherche en Epistemologie Appliquée, October, 1994, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 1995.
  • "What's Wrong with Economics?" Cambridge University and the London School of Economics, May, 1994; University of Paris I, February, 1995. Université Catholique de Louvain-la-neuve, March, 1995.
  • "Pluralities of Subject, Method, Goals and Visions," Conference on Pluralism in Economics and Philosophy, University of Bergamo, May, 1994.
  • "Maximization and Optimization," Paris, February, 1995.
  • "The Asymmetries of Causation," London School of Economics, April, 1995; University of Cergy-Pontoise, May, 1995; Centre du Recherche en Epistemologie Appliquée, Ecole Polytechnique, June, 1995.
  • "Why Does Evidence Matter so Little in Economics," Finnish Program in Post-Graduate Economics, June, 1995; International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science (invited address), Florence, August 1995.
  • "Rationality, Economic Well-Being and Preferences," Colloque sur L'Economie Normative, University of Paris, October, 1995.
  • "Problems with Supply-Side Egalitarianism," Conference on Equality and Efficiency, University of Wisconsin, November, 1995.
  • "Rationality and Knavery," University of Wisconsin-Madison, February, 1996; Duke University, March, 1996; University of Exeter, May 1996; Institute for the Vienna Circle, Vienna, June 1996; London School of Economics, London, January, 1997; California Institute of Technology, April 1997; Oxford University, May 1997.
  • "Causation, Agency, and Independence," Duke University, March, 1996; Philosophy of Science Association Meetings, Cleveland, November, 1996.
  • "Economists' Responses to Anomalies: Full-Cost Pricing versus Preference Reversals," Duke University, March, 1996.
  • "Assessing Human Interactions," University of Bergamo, June, 1996.
  • "Trust in Game Theory," Oxford University, May, 1997.
  • "Revealed Preference and Belief," Université de Cergy Pontoise, University of Lund, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies of the Social Sciences, October, 1997; University of Rotterdam, February, 1998.
  • “Manipulation and Factorizability,” School of Advanced Study in Philosophy, University of London, October, 1997.
  • "Confirming Mainstream Economic Theory," Université de Cergy Pontoise and Lund University, October 1997; University of Rotterdam, February, 1998; London School of Economics, March 1998.
  • "Explanation and Diagnosis in Economics," Cambridge University, November, 1997; London School of Economics, February, 1998.
  • “What’s the Difference between Causes and Effects?” University of London, November, 1997; University of Warwick, January, 1998.
  • “Incorporating Fairness and Trust into Game Theory,” London School of Economics, January and June 1998; University of East Anglia, February, 1998, University of Paris VII, April, 1998, Oxford University, May, 1998.
  • “Does Economics Need Laws?” University of Amsterdam, February, 1998; London School of Economics, March, 1998; University of Vigo, March, 1999; University of La Coruña, March, 1999.
  • “Realism as a Red Herring,” London School of Economics, February, 1998.
  • “Cheers for Two Platitudes,” University of Bergamo, October, 1998.
  • “Independence, Invariance, and the Causal Markov Condition,” University of Wisconsin, November, 1998.
  • "Critical Realism and Theories of Open Systems," University of La Coruña, March, 1999.
  • "Trust, Preference, and Interest," Northwestern University, April, 1999.
  • "Trustworthiness and Self-Interest," University of Notre Dame, September, 1999.
  • "Some Problems with Measuring the Burden of Disease by Aggregating Well-being," World Health Organization Conference on Summary Measures of Population Health, Marrakech, Morocco, December 1999.
  • "Counterfactual Estimation of Health Consequences," World Health Organization Conference on Summary Measures of Population Health, Marrakech, Morocco, December 1999.
  • "Preferences and the Value of Life," Conference on Matters of Life and Death, Rutgers University, March, 2000.
  • "Why Not Just Ask? Preferences, “Empirical Ethics” and the Role of Philosophy," World Health Organization Meeting on Ethical Issues in Resource Allocation: Fairness and Goodness, Trivandrum, India, March, 2000, Program on Population Health, University of Wisconsin, February, 2001.
  • "Equality vs. Priority: A Misleading Distinction," World Health Organization Meeting on Ethical Issues in Resource Allocation: Fairness and Goodness, Trivandrum, India, March, 2000 and University of Cergy-Pontoise, May, 2000.
  • “Causal Relations Among Tokens, Types and Variables,” University of Maryland, May, 2000, Philosophy of Science Association, Vancouver, November 2000.
  • “Rethinking Probabilistic Causality,” London School of Economics, May, 2000.
  • “Theories, Models, and Toy Economies,” University of Zürich, October 2000.
  • "Why Believe the Causal Markov Condition?" London School of Economics, May 2001; University of Genoa, September 2002.
  • "Equality of Health," Laboratoire d'Econometrie, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, May 2001.
  • "The Philosophical Foundations of Normative Economics," Conference on Development and the New Economy, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, March 2002; University of Adelaide, October 2003; Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve, January, 2004; Swarthmore College, February, 2004.
  • “Probabilistic Causation and Practical Causal Generalizations,” Conference on Causation and Explanation, University of Ghent, May 2002; Duke University, March 2003, London School of Economics, May 2003; Monash University, October 2003; University of Sydney, October 2003.
  • Formal Theories and Formal Measures of Specific Freedoms” University of Pavia, Italy, September 2002.
  • “Are Health Inequalities Unjust?” Law and Equality Lunch Series, University of Wisconsin-Madison, March 2003; Conference on “Priority in Practice,” University College, London, September, 2003; Conferences on Values in Economics, Australian National University Canberra, October, 2003; Stanford University, November, 2003.
  • “Constructing Experimental Games,” Conference on Experimental Economics, University of Nottingham, September, 2003, University of Adelaide, October 2003; University of New South Wales, October 2003.
  • "Measuring Health States: Passing the Buck," Harvard School of Public Health, October, 2003; University of Amsterdam, January, 2004; Department of Population Health, University of Wisconsin, February, 2004; London School of Economics, May 2004.
  • "Agency, Preemption, and Transitivity," Workshop on Causal Inference, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, November 2003.
  • “Value Judgments and Value Neutrality in Economics: What Are the Questions?” University of Leuven, January, 2004.
  • "Non-Welfarist Selective Outcome Egalitarianism: A Comment on Marc Fleurbaey's "Equality of Functionings," Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, April 2004.
  • "Tokens, Types, and Variables," University of Konstanz, May, 2004.
  • "Sympathy, Commitment, and Preference," Conference on Amartya Sen's Work, University of St. Gallen, May, 2004; Universitat Autonomia de Barcelona, May, 2004.
  • "Causation and Ceteris Paribus Laws in Economics," Invited Address, British Society for Philosophy of Science, University of Kent, July, 2004.
  • "Consequentialism and Preference Formation," Conference on Preference Formation, Cambridge University, July, 2004.
  • "Democratic Sovereignty and the Regulation of Research," National Academies of Science Workshop on Guidelines Governing Stem Cell Research. Washington, October, 2004.
  • "Evaluating Health Consequences: HALYs vs. WTP," Institute of Medicine Workshop to Evaluate Measures of Health Benefitgs for Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulation," Washington DC, November 2004.
  • "Rationality and Preference," Conference on Jon Elster and Rational Choice Theory, New York University, December 2004.
  • "Can Health-State Evaluation Rest on Preferences?" National Institute of Health, Washington DC, December 2004.
  • "Social Scientific Naturalism and Experimentation in Economics," Pittsburgh-Carnegie Mellon Graduate Student Philosophy Conference, Keynote Address, April 2005, George Mason University, November 2005.
  • "Rational Choice and Evaluation," Conference on Rational Choice and the Humanities, Stanford University, April 2005, University of Waterloo, September, 2005.
  • "Collective Rationality, Agency and Consequentialism," Kline Memoral Conference. University of Missouri, October 2005.
  • "Comment on Christopher Murray, 'Social Responsibility for Health,'" Inaugural Conference, Ethical Issues in Population Health: Mapping a New Agenda, Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health, November, 2005.
  • "The Injustice of Health Inequalities," Harvard School of Public Health, February, 2006.
  • "Health, Well-Being, and Preferences," Harvard University, February, 2006; Macalester College, April, 2006.
  • "That Seventies Show," Conference on Issues in Economic Methodology. University of Alabama at Birmingham, May 2006.
  • "Preferences," International Network for Economic Methodology, Grinnell College, June, 2006; Sociéte de Philosophie Analytique, Aix-en-Provence, September, 2006, Ohio University, October, 2006; Dalhousie University, March 2007.
  • "Do Markets Undermine Equality," Conference on Equality and the Market, Stanford University, September, 2006.
  • "Fairness and Social Norms," Philosophy of Science Association, Vancouver, November, 2006.
  • "Valuing Health: A New Proposal," University College, London, November, 2006; University of Lille, October, 2007; University of Paris-Dauphine, October 2007.
  • "Inequalities and Inequities in End-of-Life Care," End-of-Life Studies Consortium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 2007.
  • "Experimenting on Models and on the World," American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division Meetings, April 2007.
  • "Well-Being and Preference Satisfaction: An Evidential View," University of Pennsylvania Law School, April 2007.
  • "Explanation as Citing Causes," Institut d'Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences et des Techniques, Paris, October, 2007; Conference on Causality in the Special Sciences, Venice, October, 2007.
  • "Some Issues concerning Morality in Business," l'Haute Ecole de Commerce, Isle de France, October, 2007.
  • "Wants, Beliefs, Norms and Preferences," University of California at Berkeley, School of Law, March, 2008.
  • "Market Failure, Government Failure, and the Hard Problems of Cooperation." University of Montreal, April, 2008.
  • "Pathology, Preference, Pleasure and Pursuit: Problems of Health Measurement." Harvard School of Public Health, April 2008.
  • "A Critique of Mindless Economics," New York University, April 2008.
  • "Preferences," Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China, March 2009.
  • "Preference Satisfaction and Welfare Economics," Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China, March 2009; Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai, China, March 2009.
  • "Hedonistic Welfare Economics," Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China, March 2009; Hampden-Sydney College, April 2009.
  • "Egalitarianism," Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China, March 2009.
  • "Philosophical Foundations of Normative Economics," Shanghai Academy of Social Science, Shanghai, China, March, 2009.
  • "Pragmatics, Unification, Causation and Explanation," Bar-Hillel Colloquium, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, May 2009.
  • "Six Mistakes about Preferences," Erasmus Institute for Philosophy of Economics, Rotterdam, October, 2009.
  • "Valuing Health," Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, October, 2009.
  • "Capability Measures of Population Health," Workshop on Amartya Sen's The Idea of Justice, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, December, 2010.
  • "Market Failures and Government Failures," Center for Liberal Democracy, University of Wisconsin, February, 2010.
  • “Preferences,” Keynote Address, Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable, St. Louis University, March, 2010.
  • “Fairness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Rationing,” Conference on “Reforming Health Care Rationally: Waste, Trade-offs, and Rationing,” University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, April, 2010.
  • "Health Inequalities: What Data Are Relevant?" Brocher Foundation, Geneva, July, 2010.
  • "Pathology, Preference, Pleasure and Pursuit: Problems of Health Measurement." Brocher Foundation, Geneva, July, 2010.
  • "Egalitarian Critiques of Health Inequalities." Brocher Foundation, Geneva, July, 2010; Université de Paris – Descartes, November, 2010.
  • “How Can Irregular Causal Generalizations Guide Practice?” Institut de l’Histoire et Philosophie de Sciences, Paris, November, 2010; Conference on Epidemiology, Cambridge (UK), December, 2010.
  • “Some Mistakes about Preferences,” London School of Economics, London, December, 2010; Philosophy Department, University of Washington, February, 2011..
  • “Is a Summary Measure of Population Health Possible?” Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, February, 2011.
  • The 2010-2011 Romanell Lectures delivered at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Lecture 1: “Preferences – Clearing the Ground,” February 18, 2011.
  • Lecture 2: “Preferences, Evaluation, and Explanatory Strategy,” February 21, 2011.
  • Lecture 3: “Preferences, Welfare, and Welfare Economics,” Feburary 23, 2011.
  • “Priorities and Preferences,” Symposium on “The Value of Health and the Rights of Patients,” Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, March, 2011.
  • “The Sovereignty of the Nudged,” University of Minnesota at Mankato, March, 2011.
  • “Injustice and Inequality in Health and Health Care,” Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, May, 2011.
  • “Some Misconceptions about Preferences,” Keynote Address, International Network for Economic Methodology, Helsinki, September, 2011.
  • “Mäki’s MISS,” Conference in Honor of Uskali Mäki’s 60th Birthday, Helsinki, September 2011.
  • “Preference, Value, Choice, and Welfare: At the Core of Economics,” International Symposium on Philosophy of Economics: History, Thought, Politics and Society, Salvador, Brazil, October, 2011.
  • “Five Misconceptions Concerning Preferences,” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, October, 2011.
  • “A Qualified Defense of Cost-Benefit Analysis,” University of North Carolina at Greensboro, October, 2011.
  • “Why Satisfy Preferences?” Conference on “New Frontiers in Normative Economics: Towards Behaviorally Informed Policy Making,” Freiburg, Germany, December, 2011.
  • “Health, Naturalism and Functional Efficiency.” American Philosophical Association, Central Division Meetings, Chicago, February, 2012.
  • “Comment on Garson and Piccinini’s “Functions Must Be Performed at Appropriate Rates in Appropriate Situations.” American Philosophical Association, Central Division Meetings, Chicago, February, 2012.
  • “Preferential Admissions at UW: Equal Opportunity or Unfair Discrimination.” University of Wisconsin-Madison, February, 2012.
  • “Qualms about Cost-Effectiveness,” Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, February, 2012.
  • “Social Welfare Functions Are not an Attractive Evaluative Framework,” University of Pennsylvania Law School, March, 2012.
  • “NICE and the EQ-5D: Is Cost Effectiveness Analysis Ready for Prime Time?” Harvard School of Public Health, April, 2012.
  • “The Role of Public Preferences,” WHO Working Group Developing Guidelines on Ethical Dimensions of Expanding Universal Coverage. Stavanger, Norway, May, 2012.
  • “Subjective Well-being: When, and Why, It Matters: Comment” University of Leeds, July, 2012.
  • “Health and Functional Efficiency,” University of Hamburg, September, 2012.
  • “Incentives and Markets in Health Care,” National Institute of Health, October, 2012.
  • “Health, Welfare, and Preferences,” Georgia State University, October, 2012.
  • “Sensibly and Ethically Allocating Resources to Health Care,” University of Costa Rica, March, 2013.
  • “Some Qualms about Empirical Ethics,” Dalhousie University, October, 2013.“How Can We Ration Health Care Justly and Humanely?” Harvard School of Public Health, November 2013.
  • “Why Care about Poverty in the United States?” Coastal Carolina University, April 24, 2014.
  • “Rationality, Self-Interest, and Welfare in Contemporary Economics,” Vanderbilt University, May 19, 2014.
  • “Health Inequalities: What Is their Moral Significance,” University of Bielefeld, October 2014 and Princeton University, November 2014.
  • “Equality of Opportunity, Cultural Differences, and Familial Intimacy.” Stanford University, April, 2015, University of California at San Diego, May, 2015.
  • “Rationing Health Care Ethically,” University of California at San Diego, May 2015.
  • Valuing Health: Well-Being, Freedom, and Suffering – An Introduction,” University College, London, June 2015.
  • “Measuring Health: Conceptual and Ethical Problems.” Lingnan University, Hong Kong, December, 2015; Leeds University, Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied (IDEA) Centre, March, 2016, on-line lecture.
  • “What Economists Can and Cannot Do,” Bowling Green University, February, 2016. Â
  • “Well-Being, Preferences, and Public Policy,” Keynote Address, Conference on Assessing Well-being when Preferences Are Incoherent. Network for Integrated Behavioural Science, University of East Anglia, April, 2016.

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

  • Associate Editor, Ethics 2008-2013
  • Executive Committee, International Network for Economic Methodology 1999–.
  • Comité Scientifique du Colloque Charles Gide
  • Editorial Board of Economics and Philosophy, 1994-.
  • National Council for Economics Education, Curriculum Design Committee 2005-6.
  • Program Committee, Central Division American Philosophical Association, 2003-4.
  • Governing Board, Philosophy of Science Association 1996-2000.
  • Philosophy of Economics Section Chair, Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy, 1998.
  • Program Committee, Philosophy of Science Association, 1996.
  • Co-founder and co-editor of Economics and Philosophy (with Michael S. McPherson), 1984-1994.
  • Member, Advisory Board, Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Public Policy.

Conferences Organized:

  • Inaugural Celebration, Carnegie-Mellon University, April, 1986 (jointly with Dana Scott).
  • "The Representation of Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence," Carnegie-Mellon University, February, 1987 (jointly with Steven Fienberg).
  • "Economics, Truth and Logic: The Influence of Logical Positivism on Economics," University of Wisconsin-Madison, March, 1989 (jointly with Margaret Schabas).
  • "International Symposium on Economic Methodology," supported by the International Economic Association University of Bergamo, June 1996 (jointly with Roger Backhouse, Uskali Mäki and Andrea Salanti.)

Journal Referee for American Economic Review; American Philosophical Quarterly; American Political Science Review; American Sociological Review; Bioethics; British Journal for the Philosophy of Science; Cambridge Journal of Economics; Canadian Journal of Philosophy; Economic Journal; Economica; Erkenntnis; Ethics; Health Economics; Health Economics, Policy, and Law; Health Policy; History of Economic Ideas; Human Rights Review; International Economic Review; Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization; Journal of Economic Literature; Journal of Economic Methodology; Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, Journal of the History of Economic Theory; Journal of Medical Ethics; Journal of Moral Philosophy; Journal of Philosophical Research; Journal of Political Philosophy; Journal of Public Economic Theory; Journal of Public Health, Journal of Social Philosophy; Journal of Socio-Economics; Land Economics; Manchester School; Mind; Nous; OEconomia, Oxford Economic Papers; Philosophical Forum; Philosophical Papers; Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of the Social Sciences; Politics, Philosophy and Economics; Philosophy and Phenomenological Research Polity; Population Health Metrics; Preventive Medicine; Public Affairs Quarterly, Public Health Ethics; Review of Political Economy; Review of Social Economics; Social Science Information; Social Science and Medicine; South African Journal of Philosophy; Southern Economic Journal;Studies in the History and Philosophy of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Synthese; Theoria; Theory and Decision

Proposal referee for National Science Foundation; National Endowment for the Humanities; the British Academy Humanities Research Board; Academy of Finland; Israel Research Foundation; Institutum Iurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Swedish Research Council; Wellcome Trust; Medical Research Council (UK), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada), Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, Fonds Québécois de Recherche Sur la Société et la Culture, Academy of Finland, Swiss National Science Foundation, European Research Council

Manuscript consultant for Blackwell Publishing, Cambridge University Press, Princeton University Press, Routledge Publishing, Westview Press, Wadsworth Publishing, University of Chicago Press, University Press of Kansas, University of Michigan Press, University of Wisconsin Press, Oxford University Press.

Memberships: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Economic Association, American Philosophical Association, Philosophy of Science Association.

Updated April, 2016.