Catallaxy Posts 2004-2005
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12 Jim Vincent, an outstanding Australian scientist. Interview. 19 A review of a book of essays on the history of Australian science. Revised version. 23 Peter Rose (editor of Australian Book Review) on reviewing. 26 Popping up again, heads up on a biography of Popper and a rejonder to David Stove's critique of Popper on science
9 From Jason's bookshelf - Mark Lilla on intellectuals and the lure of totalitarianism - first of three posts.
9 Bill Hutt on the rise of apartheid and the need for limited government to protect minorities. 10 Radnitzky on the European miracle, science, critical thinking and taming the state. 22 Are the poor getting poorer? No!
12 The Armadillo story, for the Troppo people, from Rudyard Killing's Just So stories. 13 The origin of WEL, the Women's Electoral Lobby with a mention of Beatrice Faust. 22 Samples of hate speach directed at economic rationalists 20 years ago.
21 Alarming results of a Palestinian poll (re support for suicide bombing and sharia law). 21 Lack of concern in the city about the impact of drought on farmers and rural exports. 26 A thing or two about Industrial Relations - links to topical pieces.
4 check in your own baggage and no refunds (Ryanair). 12 Can science be value-free? (Yes). 21 Libertarian movies, including "The Castle" (Australian). 27 Contents of Critical Review, Summer 1997, including Foucault's hyperliberalism. 29 Norbert Weiner: Father of Cybernetics: a new biography of this disturbed genius.
18 Whigs setting the world to rights (blog). 27 A new site for fans of Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings.
24 Gender-neutral hiring - for the manager of a women's refuge: mixed reaction
6 Link to my 1985 paper on the Austrians in relation to local policy. 25 Hysteria over "stolen generation" will result in deaths, but more sense is being talked at last. 29 Enterprise Africa, from the Templeton Foundation out of the Mercatus Centre at George Mason University.
5 Rediscovering the underclass: Charles Murray on a result of the Great Society programs. 8 Charitable giving on the rise in Australia since 1997 (despite neoliberalism and consumerism!). 21 Chomsky Again - pressing on with his fixed ideas and a huge popular audience.
15 Perverse incentives - Noel Pearson on some problems in the deep north.