Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Matias Vernengo— Shift happens indeed
Matias Vernengo contrasts Popper's premise that falsification of hypotheses is paramount in science, and Kuhn's view that it is the explanatory and predictive power of theories that is basic. I see them as complementary. Normal science is conducted along Popperian lines, while Kuhnian paradigm shift, in which the normal paradigm is replaced by another, is institutional and pragmatic rather than being based chiefly on testing specific truth-value.
Read it at Naked Keynesianism
Shift happens indeed
by Matias Vernengo