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Topic: Re: Who Are The Education Mafia
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Paul A. Tanner III

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Re: Who Are The Education Mafia
Posted: Sep 8, 2012 11:05 PM
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On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 7:06 PM, kirby urner <kirby.urner@gmail.com> wrote:
> Economists are among the least logical
> of thinkers.
>


If you are talking about conservative economists who reject
mathematical economics, then of course you are right. Such economists
have disgraced themselves as scientists in the name of political
ideology - as have for instance biologists who in the name of
religious ideology rejected evolution.

But mathematical economists are at least as mathematical and logical
in their thinking as any engineer. Look at 2010 Mathematics Subject
Classification (MSC2010)

http://www.ams.org/mathscinet/msc/pdfs/classifications2010.pdf

and go to 91 and all its subsets. If you want to say that all this
mathematical science that is published in this area is not legitimate
just because you say so, then have at it.

But I for one just don't respect science denial, no matter what the
science is - never have, never will.



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