Monthly Archives: March 2011
Counting multiple translations, the Hayek vs. Keynes “Fear the Boom and Bust” rap is well beyond 2,000,000 views on YouTube. Here’s the original English version.
Paul Krugman: if you’ve reached the point where you don’t pay attention to anything that might disturb your orthodoxy, you’re not doing science, you’re not even pursuing a discipline. All you’re doing is perpetuating a smug, closed-minded sect. Compare Paul … Continue reading
I’ve always recommended that folks interested in some aspect of Hayek’s work take that interest and pursue studies with a professor doing something somehow related to that interest with the best track record of placing his or her students in … Continue reading
A roundup with commentary: Edward Feser on scientism. Feser’s work is self-recommending — there are few better writers in all of philosophy, and he’s got a top notch mind. Of special interest to me are Feser’s engagements with Alexander Rosenberg. … Continue reading
Economists are increasingly behaving a bit more like real scientists — such as biologists — in leaving their computer screens and going into the world doing field research. It’s a giant throwback to the research tradition of non-economist Ronald Coase, … Continue reading