Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on May 16, 2022

in Hayek, Seen and Unseen, Truth-seeking & ideology

… is from page 285 of F.A. Hayek’s profound 1952 book The Counter-Revolution of Science, as this book appears as part of volume 13 (Studies on the Abuse & Decline of Reason, Bruce Caldwell, ed. [2010]) of the Collected Works of F.A. Hayek:

The discussions of every age are filled with the issues on which its leading schools of thought differ. But the general intellectual atmosphere of the time is always determined by the views on which the opposing schools agree. They become the unspoken pre-suppositions of all thought, and common and unquestioningly accepted foundations on which all discussion proceeds.

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