Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on October 28, 2018

in Curious Task, Hubris and humility, Science, Seen and Unseen

… is from pages 16-17 of my colleague Tyler Cowen’s new book, Stubborn Attachments:

Science is our main path to knowledge, and yet so often science tells us that we don’t know. That is all the more true for social science, and macroeconomics may well stand at the summit of our epistemic limitations…. We need to be more modest when it comes to what we can possibly know.


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