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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 February 2022
... attempt to provide “laws of motion” of economic development. Samuelson’s notion of “tractability” may be traced back to Peter Medawar’s well-known definition of science as the “art of the soluble.” Copyright © 2022 Duke University Press 2022 Correspondence may be addressed to Mauro Boianovsky...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 718–719.
Published: 01 November 2008
...: University of Chicago Press. Medawar, Peter B. 1979 . Advice to a Young Scientist . New York: Harper & Row. Modigliani, Franco. 2001 . Adventures of an Economist . New York: Texere. Weintraub, E. Roy. 2005 . Autobiographical Memory and the Historiography of Economics. Journal...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 705–707.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of literature. No, our lot are volumes often written by elder statespeople within the economics profession refl ecting back on their life’s work, much as Sir Peter Medawar (1979) wrote Advice to a Young Scientist. Even such autobiographies as George Stigler’s, and Milton and Rose Friedman’s, have little...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 707–710.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of literature. No, our lot are volumes often written by elder statespeople within the economics profession refl ecting back on their life’s work, much as Sir Peter Medawar (1979) wrote Advice to a Young Scientist. Even such autobiographies as George Stigler’s, and Milton and Rose Friedman’s, have little...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 710–711.
Published: 01 November 2008
... received. None of them of course would ever be suggested reading for a course in biography and autobiography in a department of literature. No, our lot are volumes often written by elder statespeople within the economics profession refl ecting back on their life’s work, much as Sir Peter Medawar (1979...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 712–713.
Published: 01 November 2008
... written by elder statespeople within the economics profession refl ecting back on their life’s work, much as Sir Peter Medawar (1979) wrote Advice to a Young Scientist. Even such autobiographies as George Stigler’s, and Milton and Rose Friedman’s, have little literary value, nor do they illuminate...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 714–715.
Published: 01 November 2008
... received. None of them of course would ever be suggested reading for a course in biography and autobiography in a department of literature. No, our lot are volumes often written by elder statespeople within the economics profession refl ecting back on their life’s work, much as Sir Peter Medawar (1979...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 716–717.
Published: 01 November 2008
... received. None of them of course would ever be suggested reading for a course in biography and autobiography in a department of literature. No, our lot are volumes often written by elder statespeople within the economics profession refl ecting back on their life’s work, much as Sir Peter Medawar (1979...
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History of Political Economy (1969) 1 (2): 217–230.
Published: 01 June 1969
... share the view of the more advanced formal sciences that the history of the discipline is best left to those underendowed for fully professional work at the modern level. This attitude is well described by Sir Peter Medawar in a review of James Watson’s The Double Helix: “These matters belong...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (1): 117–156.
Published: 01 March 1997
... and Proceedings 50 : 205 -11. McCracken , P. W. 1966 . Employment Act Objectives and Our Price-Cost Performance. Michigan Business Review 18 . 5 : 25 -32. McCracken , P. W. . 1972 . Economic Policy and the Lessons of Experience. In Okun 1972. Medawar , P. 1984 . Pluto's Republic...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (4): 482–498.
Published: 01 November 1975
... scientists, like Peter Medawar and Dennis Gabor, who then write books on general philosophic topics. Many people come to know their names only from the books, but it is their technical and scientific contributions that make their professional reputation. All this is true. But this should...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (4): 434–455.
Published: 01 November 1975
.... Medawar, The Art of the Soluble: Creativity and Originality in Science (Hammondsworth, 1969), pp. 95-1 10. Ben-David - Innovations and Their Recognition 447 which can be taken also as an indication of the ultimate applicability of the discovery. A relationship the existence...