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Gene Callahan

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Gene Callahan is the author of Economics for Real People

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What Is A Priori Science, and Why Does Economics Qualify As One?


02/09/2006Mises Daily Articles
There is nothing magical or mysterious about the a priori foundations of economics, writes Gene Callahan.
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Scientism Standing in the Way of Science: An Historical Precedent to Austrian Economics

Other Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

06/09/2005Mises Daily Articles
Gene Callahan recounts a forgotten period of intellectual history when the obsession with modelling crowded out the search for truth.
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The Diamond Fallacy

The Police StateU.S. Economy

03/28/2005Mises Daily Articles
Gene Callahan argues that despite vast research and erudition, Jared Diamond has little understanding of what history actually is.
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When Does Economic Calculation Become Necessary?

Free MarketsCalculation and KnowledgeValue and Exchange

11/12/2004Mises Daily Articles
Many people have said that the collapse of the Soviet Union proved that Mises was correct. New research into the origins of writing, writes Gene Callahan, provides clues that allows us to formulate Mises's argument concerning calculation more precisely.
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The Myth of the Model

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and Methodology

05/20/2004Mises Daily Articles
Even the most useful, most sophisticated models are only skeletal images of some full experience, writes Gene Callahan.
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