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Quotation of the Day…
Posted By Don Boudreaux On October 18, 2011 @ 9:23 am In Growth,Science,Technology | Comments Disabled
… is from page 174 of Nathan Rosenberg ‘s 1993 article “Does Science Shape Economic Progress – Or Is It the Other Way Around?”, which is chapter 24 in D.N. McCloskey’s indispensable volume Second Thoughts  [original emphasis]:
The basic deficiency with the view that scientific advances are a cause, and economic development a consequence, is that it never even poses the question of what brings about scientific progress in the first place.
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