The Improprieties of the Pretense of Knowledge
18 Pages Posted: 14 May 2012
Date Written: May 14, 2012
Knowledge has its counterpart in action, and your actions emerge from your normative calls in personal policy-making. On those two steps I propose to bring to the traditional Hayekian knowledge problem a prism of Smithian moral analysis. This approach perhaps sheds new light on the absurdities and profound quackishness of statist pretenses of knowledge.
Keywords: propriety, impropriety, knowledge, interpretation, information, hubris
JEL Classification: A10, A13
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