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  •  By the way, the underlying concepts of "economic (3+ / 0-)
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    efficiency" and positivist philosophy of knowledge contribute mightily to these conditions.

    Patriotism may be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion is assuredly the first.

    by StrayCat on Tue Sep 24, 2013 at 06:50:38 AM PDT

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    •  Positivist Philosophy of Knowledge? (0+ / 0-)

      Interesting, because David Harvey, solid Marxist, is ALSO a positivist.

      In what way does Positivism contribute to corporatism?

      Great sig by the way.

      Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
      - Salvor Hardin, Foundation by Isaac Asimov
      Permissive Liberal: -7.62, -7.95

      by Zyx on Tue Sep 24, 2013 at 10:30:46 AM PDT

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      •  Thanks re the sig. I am preparing, slowly (1+ / 0-)
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        and uncertainly at times a survey of the effect of positivist ethical and epistemological ideas that seem to reduce everything to the quantifiable and mathematical.  As I collect the instances and examples, I will have to examine my hypothesis at more length.

        Patriotism may be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion is assuredly the first.

        by StrayCat on Tue Sep 24, 2013 at 04:00:56 PM PDT

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