Schutzian Research

Volume 1, 2009

Lester Embree
Pages 165-175

Economics in the Context of Alfred Schutz’s Theory of Science

How modern economics is a social rather than historical cultural science, how it can produce adequate accounts in scientific constructs about common-sense constructs, can relate objectivistic accounts to subjective interpretations, how it can be theoretical, and how it hypothesizes marginal utility is all expounded in relation to Schutz’s theory of science, especially what he calls “postulates.”