CfA: Master Class on Reductionism and Anti-reductionism in Economics, Lecturer: Kevin Hoover (University of Zurich, June 1-2, 2018, Deadline: May 10, 2018)

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich).

Applications are invited for the Masterclass entitled ‘Reductionism and Anti-reductionism in Economics‘. We are pleased to have Professor Kevin Hoover (Duke University) as the lecturer. The Masterclass will take place on June 1 and 2, 2018 at the Philosophy Department of the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Please find a short synopsis and a reading list here:

This Masterclass is an opportunity for Master and PhD students in philosophy and history of science/special sciences as well as economics to work intensely over two days with a world-leading philosopher in their field. An informal setting, small group size, and a workshop format combine to create an atmosphere that fosters intellectual stimulation, a high level of discussion, and collaborative development of ideas.

The number of participating students is limited. If you would like to be considered for a place, please send an expression of interest, including a brief description of your area of research and how you hope to benefit from the Masterclass to Catherine Herfeld (, the latest by May 10, 2018.