McCloskey has read pretty much every book and scholarly paper in the library on his subject and 2.
One of the best sources to support that case is Karl Popper but you would never know that from reading this book.
For anyone with an interest in philosophy, or economics, this is well worth reading, a real eye-opener.
Prof. McCloskey is such an engaging and interesting writer. In this book, she succeeds in making the reader think and reconsider their writing habits. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Marc Bilodeau
McCloskey's book deserves to be read because of the original material in her book dealing with the misuse,misapplication and misinterpretation of both statistical significance and... Read morePublished on June 22, 2005 by Michael Emmett Brady
The "hermeneutics" of thinkers like McClosky, Rorty, and even some of those 'austrian' economists over at GMU is certainly not a new creed. Read morePublished on April 12, 2005 by Lord Chimp
Deirdre McCloskey hangs out with the "wrong" crowd. She is immersed in the work of a varied group of thinkers, the likes of Paul Feyerabend, Stanley Fish and Richard Rorty -... Read morePublished on December 14, 2004 by Omer Belsky