Best Sentence I Read Today

21 August 2008 at 12:51 pm 1 comment

| Peter Klein |

Justin Wolfers, on methodological conformity among mainstream economists:

Feel free to insert joke here about two-handed economists; although recognize that even an octopus couldn’t summarize the consensus within, say, sociology.

He’s mainly criticizing economists, however, adding: “Is it really the case that economics has advanced so little that 30 years later we are still having the same old debates?”

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  • 1. Rafe Champion  |  21 August 2008 at 5:48 pm

    If you really want to check out the debate 30 years ago, see The Austrian Economics Newsletter of Spring 1978 for the proceedings of a two-day seminar at New York University on theoretical perspectives on Austrian economics.

    http://mises.org/journals/aen/aen1_2_1.pdf

    The diversion through Lakatos and Kuhn was quite new and fresh at that stage. “Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive,
    But to be young was very heaven”
    As Samuelson said about Keynesianism, borrowing from Wordsworth.

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