Notes to Philosophy of Money and Finance

1. We largely ignore here the much larger sociology of finance literature (see Cetina & Preda (eds) 2012 for an overview) as well as most of the more economics-oriented work in economic methodology mainly published in Journal of Economic Methodology, and formal work touching on issues of normative decision theory mainly published in Theory and Decision.

2. Additional questions could be raised about finance and gender justice. See, e.g., for rather different aspects, Jaggar 2002, Russell & Villiers 2017, or Thorgeirsdottir 2015.

3. Or to be more precise: as Mehrling (2011) describes, today central banks are actually more “dealers of last resort”, because what happens between banks and central banks are not loans, but money market deals.

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