On Facebook, Steve Horwitz writes:For me John E. Roemer and Jon Elster. What about yours?
The next time you're engaged in a political discussion with someone who has very strong views different from your own, ask them if they can name two famous thinkers or politicians whose politics are opposed to theirs who they also think are very smart and genuinely concerned with making the world a better place. If they can't, it's not clear they are able to grant the good faith such discussions should have.
Thursday, 19 August 2010
The Horwitz challenge
At EconLog Bryan Caplan puts forward what he calls The Horwitz Challenge.