McCloskey on Economics, Economists and Physicists

When Nobel laureate physicist Ernest Rutherford (1871 - 1937) claimed that "Physics is the only real science. The rest are just stamp collecting" he was perhaps displaying the arrogance that comes with the territory of knowing certain fundamental truths that are denied to non-physicists. Economists too can be arrogant for similar reasons. They know something … Continue reading McCloskey on Economics, Economists and Physicists