Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on June 25, 2012

in Complexity & Emergence, Curious Task, Hubris and humility

… is from page 184 of Daniel Boorstin’s 1998 volume, The Seekers; it shows well the wisdom that from the start has formed the core of genuine liberalism:

Locke’s Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690-1700), the constantly revised product of his last thirty years, thus set out to define the limits of human knowledge, so man could economize his efforts by ventures into the possible.

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