Balancing Objective and Subjective Approaches to Knowledge

There are some things that should not be considered from an objective viewpoint. Human beings can never be fully objective, but for many topics of scientific inquiry it is helpful to be as objective as humanly possible. The problem with objectivity is that it removes things from their relational context. Human beings are defined by […]

In Defense of Classical Economics

I’m often rather critical of economics in this blog, but there are good reasons to defend it as the best available system. Churchill’s famous dictum that ‘democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others,’ may prove to be true of classical economics as well. The constant insight about current policy I […]