prof.dr. (Jack) JJ Vromen

prof.dr. (Jack) JJ Vromen
Full professor Erasmus School of Philosophy WP ESPhil
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Room
H05-18
Email
vromen@esphil.eur.nl

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**Prof. dr. Jack Vromen (1958) is professor of Theoretical Philosophy, with a special emphasis on Philosophy of Economics at Erasmus School of Philosophy. **

Jack Vromen obtained his PhD degree (cum laude) in Economics at the University of Amsterdam in 1994. Currently he is academic director of the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics (EIPE) at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.

The main research area of Jack Vromen is the Philosophy of Economics, with an emphasis on conceptual and meta-theoretical aspects of the relation between evolutionary and economic theorizing.

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Areas of PhD supervison

  1. Philosophy of Economics

  2. Philosophy of Social Sciences

  3. Philosophy of (Cultural) Evolution

  • Jack Vromen (2009) - Wat kunnen economen leren van evolutie? - TPEdigitaal, 3 (4), 38-60
  • Jack Vromen (2009) - The booming economics-made-fun genre: more than having fun, but less than economics imperialism - Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics (EJPE), 2 (1), 70-99
  • Jack Vromen (2002) - Impurities all around? Some thoughts on Geoffrey M. Hodgson's Economics & Utopia: Why the Learning Economy is not the End of History (London: Routledge, 1999) - Review of Social Economy, 60 (1), 115-123

  • Constanze Binder, Conrad Heilmann & Jack Vromen (2016) - The future of the Philosophy of Economics - Routledge
  • Jack Vromen & A Lanteri (2014) - The Economics of Economists: Institutional Setting, Individual Incentives, and Future Prospects - Cambridge University Press
  • Jack Vromen & C (Caterina) Marchionni (2012) - Neuroeconomics: Hype or Hope? - Routledge
  • Jack Vromen (2010) - Heterogeneous Economic Evolution: A Different View on Darwinizing Evolutionary Economics, Papers on Economics and Evolution #1015 - Max Planck Institute of Economics
  • Jack Vromen (2008) - Ontological issues in evolutionary economics: the debate between generalized darwinism and the continuity hypothesis. Papers on economics and evolution # 0805 - Max Planck Institute of Economics
  • Pursey Heugens, Hans Oosterhout & Jack Vromen (2004) - The Social Institutions of Capitalism: Evolution and Design of Social Contracts - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen & J Groenewegen (1999) - Institutions of Capitalism. Implications of Evolutionary Economics - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen (1995) - Economic Evolution. An Enquiry into the Foundations of New Industrial Economics - Routledge

  • Jack Vromen & C (Caterina) Marchionni (2019) - Neuroeconomics (Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences) - Routledge

  • Jack Vromen (2007) - The evolutionary foundations of economics - Economics and Philosophy, 23.1, 131-138

  • Jack Vromen & C (Caterina) Marchionni (2019) - Introduction - Routledge
  • Jack Vromen (2019) - Generalized Darwinism in Evolutionary Economics: The Devil is in the Details - doi: 10.1017/9781316477168 - Cambridge University Press
  • Jack Vromen (2019) - Generalized Darwinism, Routines and Morality - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen (2016) - In defense of gradualism - Springer
  • Jack Vromen (2014) - The Perils of Narrative Teaching in Economics - Cambridge University Press
  • Jack Vromen (2013) - Competition as an evolutionary process - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen (2012) - Theoretical isolation and the dynamics of dispute: Going beyond Mäki's de- and re-isolation - Routledge
  • Jack Vromen (2012) - Ontological issues in evolutionary economics: the debate between generalized darwinism and the continuity hypothesis - doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-51676-3.50024-5 - North-Holland Publishing Company
  • Jack Vromen (2012) - Human cooperation and reciprocity - Cambridge University Press
  • Jack Vromen (2009) - Advancing evolutionary explanations in economics: The limited usefulness of Tinbergen's four questions classification - Oxford University Press
  • Jack Vromen (2009) - Friedman's selection argument revisited - Cambridge University Press
  • Jack Vromen (2008) - Conjectural revisionary ontology - Routledge
  • Jack Vromen (2008) - Routines, genes and program-based behaviour - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen (2007) - What can be leart from 'serious biology and psychology' - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen (2007) - In praise of moderate plurality - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - (Reprint) Cognitive science meets evolutionary theory: what implications does evolutionary psychology have for economic theorising? - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - (Reprint) Conjectural revisionary economic ontology: outline of an ambitious research agenda for evolutionary economics - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - Marshall and institutional economics: digging deeper into the interplay between institutions and individual behaviour - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen (2005) - L'économie des institutions - Economica
  • Jack Vromen (2004) - Taking evolution seriously - What difference does it make for economics? - Routledge
  • Pursey Heugens, Hans Oosterhout & Jack Vromen (2004) - Social Contract Theories: E Pluribus Unum? - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen (2003) - Cognitive Science Meets Evolutionary Theory: what implications does evolutionary psychology have for economic theorising? - Routledge
  • Jack Vromen & A Jolink (2000) - Arbeid, Organisatie en Technologie: Een Triade - Stichting Toekomstbeeld der Techniek, STT
  • A Jolink & Jack Vromen (2000) - Arbeid, Organisatie en Technologie: Een Triade - Stichting Toekomstbeeld der Techniek, STT
  • Jack Vromen (1999) - Implications of Evolutionary Economics: Theory, Method and Policy - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen & Herman Vollebergh (1998) - Grondbeginselen van de keuzetheorie - Coutinho
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - Evolutionary Economics - Precursors, paradigmatic propositions, puzzles and prospects - Edward Alger
  • Jack Vromen & J Groenewegen (1997) - Theories of the firm revisited: New and neo-institutional perspectives - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen & J Groenewegen (1996) - A Case for Theoretical Pluralism - Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • Jack Vromen (1994) - Hoe kunstwerken betekenen. De wonderlijke werelden van Nelson Goodman - Faculteit der Wijsbegeerte, EUR

  • Jack Vromen (1998) - Recensie - Boom
  • Jack Vromen (1998) - Recensie - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - Alles omvattende theorie van economische groei ondenkbaar - Tilburg University Press
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - Book Note - Routledge
  • Jack Vromen (1996) - Review - Cambridge University Press
  • Jack Vromen (1996) - Book note - Edward Elgar 1995
  • Jack Vromen (1996) - Review - Polity Press 1993
  • Jack Vromen (1994) - Recensie - Kluwer Publishers Group

  • Jack Vromen (1996) - Chairman of a `Methodology' session
  • Jack Vromen (1996) - Chairman of organizing committee of the 18e Nederlands-Vlaamse Filosofiedag

  • Jack Vromen (1994) - Evolution and Efficiency. An Inquiry into the Foundations of `New Institutional Economics' - Universiteit van Amsterdam

  • Jack Vromen (2010) - The two faces of Neuroeconomics
  • Jack Vromen (2004) - Routines, genes and program-based behaviour.
  • Jack Vromen (2004) - Conjectural revisionary ontology.

  • Jack Vromen (2007) - Generalized Darwinism in evolutionary economics - The devil is in the details
  • Jack Vromen (2000) - What can be learnt from 'serious psychology and biology'?
  • Jack Vromen (2000) - Evolutionary psychology and evolutionary economics
  • Jack Vromen (2000) - What is there to be learnt from 'serious' psychologie and biology?
  • Jack Vromen (2000) - Moral behaviour in evolutionary theorising: variations on a theme?
  • Jack Vromen (2000) - A worn out convention in the economics of convention
  • Jack Vromen (2000) - If conventions are solutions, what are the problems?
  • Jack Vromen (2000) - Evolutionary pscychology and evolutionary economics
  • Jack Vromen (2000) - What has evolutionary economics brought us so far?

  • Jack Vromen (21 October 1995) - 1995 Gunnar Myrdal Prize - Uitreiking tijdens de 1995 EAEPE-conference te Krakow

  • Jack Vromen (2018) - Social preferences in Behavioral Welfare Economics: Should they be left out in welfare assessment? - TINT seminar
  • Jack Vromen (2018) - Social Preferences in Behavioral Welfare Economics: Should they be filtered out in Welfare Assessment? - Economic Philosophy Conference
  • Jack Vromen (2018) - Cooperation and Reciprocity - Farewell Colloquium for Toon Vandevelde
  • Jack Vromen (2016) - Two apparently contradicting arguments for non-individualistic explanation in Social Science - 1st Bayreuth Workshop in Philosophy of Economics: Explanation in Economics & The Social Sciences
  • Jack Vromen (2015) - What is so special about efficiency? - INEM Conference
  • Jack Vromen (2015) - The Case for Strong Reciprocity as an Instance of Interdisciplinary Collaboration - PIREN Workshop, organized by IAST (The Institute for Advanced Study Toulouse; University of Toulouse)
  • Jack Vromen (2014) - Evolution and Economics: The Case of Strong Reciprocity, Darwinism & Economics - Séminaire interdisciplinare Lille – Gand, in the series Darwinisme & sciences humaines et socials
  • Jack Vromen (2013) - Neuroeconomics, economics and the mechanisms of decision-making, ABEE 2013 - Symposium on Behavioral and Experimental Economics: A Dialogue Between Laboratory Experiments and Neuroeconomics
  • Jack Vromen (2013) - Ultimate and Proximate Explanations of Strong Reciprocity - OZSW (Research School in Philosophy) Conference, EUR
  • Jack Vromen (2013) - Neuroeconomics, economics and the mechanisms of decision-making - ABEE 2013 (Amsterdam Symposium on Behavioral and Experimental Economics): A Dialogue Between Laboratory Experiments and Neuroeconomics
  • Jack Vromen (2012) - The Nature of Economic Selection: Playing with the Price Equation - EAEPE Conference 2012
  • Jack Vromen (2012) - The Nature of Economic Selection: Playing with the Price Equation - EMCSR (European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research) Conference
  • Jack Vromen (2010) - Heterogeneous economic evolution: A different view on Darwinizing evolutionary economics - EAEPE Conference 2010
  • Jack Vromen (2010) - Social mechanisms and Rational Choice - CiBaSS (Causality in the Biomedical and Social Sciences) Conference
  • Jack Vromen (2009) - Is reciprocity-based human cooperation 'ultimately' selfish or altruistic? - A red herring, Evolution and the Human Sciences workshop
  • Jack Vromen (2009) - Economics and Cognition, Cognitive Approaches to Philosophy of Science and Technology - 13th Workshop of the Dutch-Flemish Network for Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Jack Vromen (2009) - Is reciprocity-based human cooperation 'ultimately' selfish or altruistic? - A red herring, Evolution, Co-operation and Rationality Conference, organized by Samir Okasha and Ken Binmore
  • Jack Vromen (2008) - Not by Brains Alone - Conference Neuroeconomics: Hype or Hope?
  • Jack Vromen (2008) - Allusions to evolution: edifying evolutionary biology rather than economic theory - History of Altruism Research Group Workshop (organized by Philippe Fontaine), École normale supérieure de Cachan
  • Jack Vromen (2008) - On the surprising finding that expected utility is literally computed in the brain - INEM Conference (in special plenary session on Neuroeconomics)
  • Jack Vromen (2008) - Proximate and ultimate explanations of cooperation - ICEG-Workshop over evolutionaire benaderingen in de sociale wetenschappen (georganiseerd door Andreas de Block)
  • Jack Vromen (2007) - Allusions to evolution: edifying evolutionary biology rather than economics - Conference Rethinking the Chicago School of Economics (organized by Philip Mirowski and Rob van Horn), Notre Dame University
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - Depicting social contracts as stable and robust equilibria - Seminarreeks van sectie filosofie, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - Varieties of emergent properties - EAEPE 2006 conference
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - Depicting social contracts as robust equilibria - Workshop Naturalistic perspectives on economic behavior
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - Varieties of emergent properties - Crossing boundaries: Rotterdam-Groningen workshop on philosophy and economics
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - Organizational capabilities in evolutionary economics - International workshop "Strategic management; theoretical background, methodology and empirical evidence", Lappeenranta University
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - (Self-)commitment and the human brain as a producing organ - Second international conference on business management and economics
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - Depicting social contracts as stable and robust equilibria - Second international conference on business management and economics
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - Evolutionary explanations in economics - Conference on issues in philosophy of economics, University of Alabama
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - Neuroeconomics as a natural extension of bioeconomics: How the profilation of 'constrained maximization' backfires - Seminar jointly organized by Ecole Polytechnique, ENS Ulm and University of Paris
  • Jack Vromen (2006) - Conjectural revisionary ontology and theoretical pluralism - Paper presented for the workshop Critical Realism
  • Jack Vromen (2005) - Organizational routines and individual skills: Beyond analogy - Conference Microfoundations of Organizational Capabilities and Knowledge Processes, Copenhagen Business School
  • Jack Vromen (2005) - Neuroeconomics as a natural extension of bioeconomics: How the proliferation of 'constrained maximization' backfires - Wartensee workshop on Evolutionary Economics (organized by Kurt Dopfer)
  • Jack Vromen (2000) - Survival on the fairest - Studium Generale lezing, lezingreeks 'De Nobele Manager"
  • Jack Vromen (1999) - Evolutionary Economics and Evolutionary Epistemology - Seminar met Richard R. Nelson, bedrijfskunde (georganiseerd door Bart Nooteboom)
  • Jack Vromen (1999) - Customs and Conventions - EIPE workshop over Ekkehart Schlicht's On Custom in the Economy
  • Jack Vromen (1999) - The Human Agent in Evolutionary Economics - Annual (1999) EAEPE (European Association for Evolutionary and Political Economics) Conference
  • Jack Vromen (1999) - The art of finding the right model. Some notes on applied game theory - Conferentie: 'Strategic Rationality in Economics'
  • A Jolink & Jack Vromen (1999) - Arbeid, Organisatie en Technologie: Een Triade - Studiedag van de projectgroep Economie, Technologie en de Toekomst van Arbeid van de Stichting Toekomstbeeld der Techniek
  • Jack Vromen & A Jolink (1999) - Arbeid, Organisatie en Technologie - ETTA seminar Economie
  • Jack Vromen (1999) - Evolutionary psychology and economic theory - Business School seminar
  • Jack Vromen (1999) - In search of new theoretical impetus for evolutionary economics - Workshop 'New Perspectives in the Study of Economic Evolution
  • Jack Vromen (1999) - Evolutionary psychology and economic theory - EIPE 1999 Spring seminar
  • Jack Vromen (1999) - Voorbij rationele keuze? - Stafcolloquium sociologische en economische theorie, Mansholt Instituut en Studium Generale LUW
  • Jack Vromen (1998) - Game theory as the apex of economic imperialism? - Lezing tijdens RESPECT (Research in Strategy, Process, and Economic Organization) seminar
  • Jack Vromen (1998) - How far is Frankfurt from Chicago? From Sprachethik to Diskursethik, or from marketing to argumentation - Lezing in het kader van de Conferentie `Culture and Economics', 23-26 juli 1998
  • Jack Vromen (1998) - Game theory as the Apex of Economic Imperialism? - Lezing tijdens workshop `The Scope of Economic Theory'
  • Jack Vromen (1998) - Why select selection? On theoretical isolation in evolutionary economics - Lezing in het kader van de EAEPE conferentie, 5-7 november 1998
  • Jack Vromen (1998) - Why select selection? On theoretical isolation in evolutionary economics - Lezing in het kader van het Wereld Congres voor Filosofen, augustus 1998
  • Jack Vromen (1998) - Economic theory: a practitioner's viewpoint - Discussiant van Sanjeev Goyal, EIPE Erasmus Seminar
  • Jack Vromen (1998) - If conventions are solutions, what are the problems - Lezing tijdens RESPECT (Research in Strategy, Process and Economic Organization) seminar
  • Jack Vromen (1998) - The not-so-trivial truth of methodological individualism - Discussiant van Maarten Franssen, EIPE Erasmus Seminar
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - The Evolution of Game Theory: Rock-Paper-Scissors - Discussant van A. Rivzi in het kader van het EIPE Erasmus Seminar for Philosophy and Economics
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - Discussant en voorzitter van sessie met D. McCloskey, R. Backhouse en W. Hands - In het kader van de conferentie `Fact of Fiction? Perspectives on Realism and Economics', 14-15 november 1997
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - Path-dependent structures in scientific evolution - Presentatie tijdens EAEPE-conferentie
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - Path-dependent structures in scientific explanation - Presentatie tijdens EIPE Erasmus seminar in Economics and Philosophy
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - If conventions are solutions, what are the problems? - Voordracht tijdens conferentie `Recent Issues in Institutional Economics', 12-13 juni 1997
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - Conventions - Voordracht tijdens symposium `Economics a science: what is the payoff?' van Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics en de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Wetenschapsfilosofie
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - If homo oeconomicus survived, who is he? - Voordracht tijdens ECHE Conference `Deconstructing the Canon', 17-18 april 1997
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - Evolution of Rules and Evolution within Rules - Disscussant van Viktor Vanberg in het kader van EIPE Erasmus Seminar in Philosophy and Economics
  • Jack Vromen (1997) - If homo oeconomicus survived, who is he? - Voordracht voor het EIPE Erasmus Seminar in Philosophy and Economics
  • Jack Vromen (1996) - Comments on U. Witt (Max Plack Institute, Jena) Economics and Darwinism - Erasmus Seminar in Philosophy and Economics
  • Jack Vromen (1996) - How Far is Chicago from Frankfurt? From Diskusethik to Sprachethik, or from Habermas to McCloskey - Paper presentatie tijdens European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE)
  • Jack Vromen & IU (Uskali) Maki (1996) - How Far is Chicago from Frankfurt? From Diskursethik to Sprachethik, or from Habermas to McCloskey - Paper presentatie tijdens Erasmus Seminar in Philosophy and Economics
  • Jack Vromen (1996) - An Ontology of Evolutionary Economics - Paper gepresenteerd tijdens leerstoel-colloquium `Philosophy and History of Economics'
  • Jack Vromen (1995) - What's wrong with Geoff Hodgson's `Economics and Evolution', gevolgd door discussie met G. Hodgson - Erasmus Seminar in Philosophy and Economics
  • Jack Vromen (1995) - Evolutionary economics - precursors, paradigmatic proposition, puzzles and prospects - Conferentie van de Studiekring Post-Keynesiaanse Economie, `Economics and Evolution'
  • Jack Vromen (1995) - Institutions as tacit agreements in evolutionary games - European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE) -conference
  • Jack Vromen (1995) - Institutions as tacit agreements in evolutionary games - Bijdrage aan `Erasmus Seminar in Philosophy and Economics'
  • Jack Vromen (1995) - Theories of the firm revisited. New and neo-institutional perspectives - Lezing met J. Groenewegen tijdens congres `Evolutionary economics and path dependency', Uppsala University
  • Jack Vromen (1995) - What philosophy, if any, does philosophy of economics need? - Jaarlijks congres van de `American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division', sectie Economics, rhetoric and philosophy
  • Jack Vromen (1995) - What do economists really believe - Friday lunch seminar van de Dept. of Economics, Notre Dame University
  • Jack Vromen (1995) - Discussie met A. Klamer over `Evolution and Efficiency. An Inquiry into the Foundation of `new Institutional Economics' - Stafcolloquium Faculteit der Wijsbegeerte, EUR
  • Jack Vromen (1995) - Mechanistic Evolution in Institutional Economics - Congres van "European Society for the History of Economics Meeting", 10-11 februari 1995, EUR
  • Jack Vromen (1994) - Evolutionaire economie - Gastcollege binnen college `Institutionele economie' van dr. J. Beus
  • Jack Vromen (1994) - Flipsides of the free market - Lezing voor studenten van de Higher School of Economics op uitnodiging van dispuut R d'ECO in samenwerking met de vakgroep Economische Organisatievormen (EUR)
  • Jack Vromen (1994) - Is transaction cost economics a progressive scientific research programme? - Presentatie en commentaar op papers van E. Khalil en G. Hodgson tijdens congres `Transaction cost economics and beyond, June 6-7

  • Jack Vromen & Emrah Aydinonat (2020) - Journal of Economic Methodology (Journal)
  • Constanze Binder, Conrad Heilmann & Jack Vromen (2015) - Journal of Economic Methodology (Journal)

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