Entries by Barry Linetsky

Part 11: Science, Human Action, The Search for “Truth”, and Consequences

The Important Implications of Praxeology (11/20) © 2018, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved. It was not so long ago that scientific dualism – the idea that the social sciences and the natural sciences require distinct methodologies – was uncontroversial. It was accepted that science was the systematic search for knowledge wherever appropriate to advance human […]

Part 6: Science, Human Action, The Search for “Truth”, and Consequences

Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris: A Clash of Scientific Worldviews? (6/20) © 2018, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved. F.A. Hayek, winner of the 1974 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science, expressed concern that science has morphed into a “prejudice” or ideology that places the physical and biological sciences at the pinnacle of discovering and validating what […]

Part 2: Science, Human Action, The Search for “Truth”, and Consequences

Sam Harris–Jordan Peterson “What is True?” Post-Podcast Analysis (2/20) © 2018, Barry L. Linetsky. All Rights Reserved. The challenge Sam Harris faced in his discussion with Jordan Peterson on his Waking Up podcast episode 62, in my opinion, is that he couldn’t or wouldn’t comprehend the position Peterson was putting forth because it was outside of his […]