Politische Ökonomie, Wirtschaftspolitik und Wirtschaftsethik – Was bleibt vom Forschungsprogramm von John Neville Keynes?

Reinhard Neck
2006 zfwu. Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Unternehmensethik. Journal for Business, Economics and Ethics  
art" of economic policy as applied economics. We present Keynes's arguments and ask whether this distinction does still make sense today. In particular, we confront it with methodological questions such as valuefree scientific inquiry, with developments in economics such as the rise of public choice and other forms of "economic imperialism", and with debates in ethics such as meta-ethical questions about the scientific status of ethical prescriptions. We argue for an extension of the scope of
more » ... n of the scope of positive economics and a re-formulation of the agenda of normative economics, involving an amalgamation of the scientific disciplines of economic ethics and economic policy.
doi:10.5771/1439-880x-2006-2-223 fatcat:vf75dcgzfzdm7ff3qt3gwnuonu