Category Archives: Scientism

VIDEO — JAMES BUCHANAN & F. A. HAYEK DISCUSS THE LIMITS OF ECONOMICS

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NGRAM — SCIENTISM

The modern notion of “scientism” was introduced by Friedrich Hayek and Karl Popper in the mid-1940s, in Hayek’s journal Econometrica.

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Is Hayek incompatible with Duflo?

You decide.

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Worth a Read

“The Myth of the Model” by Max Borders. HT Politics & Prosperity.

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YouTube: Robert Bork & Hayek on The Intellectuals

Transcript: BORK: Doctor Hayek, I think that if there’s one area in which I disagree with you slightly, it is about — We were discussing the intellectuals, and I guess it is that I see something a little more sinister … Continue reading

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“Blinded by Scientism” by Edward Feser

Edward Feser is in the first rank of philosophers working in field of Hayek studies today.  He has an excellent new essay titled “Blinded by Scientism” in Public Discourse and republished as “Hayek and Scientism” in The City in flash … Continue reading

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