It also formed a large portion of that famous misunderstanding called the Methodenstreit
between Menger and Schmoller.
The Ongoing Methodenstreit
of the Austrian School," Journal des economistes et des etudes Humaines 8, no.
57) This is somewhat disingenuous though, since it was the Methodenstreit
reaction against Lamprech, not Lamprecht himself, which rejected what was viewed as inter-disciplinary incursions into in the discipline.
The first is the famous Methodenstreit
debate that characterized much of the nascent economics profession of late nineteenth-century Germany and Austria-Hungary about the nature and ends of economic science.
Tambien fue evidente en la derrota de la escuela historica alemana en el Methodenstreit
por Menger y los economistas austriacos.
Guiados pelo debate proposto por Droysen e Humboldt, historiadores como Eduard Meyer (1855-1930), Otto Hintze (1861-1940) e Friedrich Meinecke (1862-1954), resgataram, na virada do seculo XX, a dimensao individual no Methodenstreit
13) As Robert Solow has quipped: 'no one would remember the old German Historical School if it were not for the famous Methodenstreit
that was taking place amongst economists was also occurring amongst historians and philosophers, and it resulted in a series of conceptual dichotomies that would appear throughout Strauss's later writings.
The self-understanding of institutions of higher education and their relationship to the emerging Western European nation-states, the main methodological positions, as well as the corresponding demarcation of academic disciplines in both Great Britain and France--the other major 19th-century actors in the shaping of the university establishment--took shape under the influence of or in direct confrontation with Humboldt's idea of an educational state apparatus (Kulturstaatskonzept), the idea of sciences of the state (Staatswissenschaften), German Historicism, and the Methodenstreit
between idiographic and nomothetic approaches to scientific knowledge production (DiMeglio 2004; Mielants 2004).
The author therefore confronts Smith's project of political economy with modern economics and thus contributes to what has been known as Methodenstreit
since the heated debate between Carl Menger and Gustav yon Schmoller towards the end of the nineteenth century.
The nineteenth-century German battle over these contending approaches to the study of human action is known as the Methodenstreit
I want to spend a moment on how the Kantian antinomies played out in the famous Methodenstreit
(dispute over methodology) that occurred in the 1880s between the German Historical School, as represented by Gustav Schmoller, and the burgeoning neoclassical movement, as represented by the Austrian economist Carl Menger.