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More "Usefully Wrong"; from Gary Moore ... (John Eipper, USA, 07/09/17 12:38 pm) Gary Moore writes: Usefully wrong? Galileo on the obvious preposterousness of the idea that the moon could exert some sort of magical influence to cause the tides. A ...
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Alfred Wegener and Continental Drift; from Gary Mo ... (John Eipper, USA, 07/10/17 4:19 am) Gary Moore writes: John E asked a question after my mention of &quo ...
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The "Usefully Wrong": Daniel Bell, Rampant Capitalism ... (Tor Guimaraes, USA, 07/08/17 4:31 am) John Eipper wrote: "Daniel Bell argued (in 1960!) that the era of big or total ideologies was over, and would be replaced by newer, 'parochial' ideologies and piecemeal technological adva ...
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Is Capitalism a "Natural State"? ... (Tor Guimaraes, USA, 07/09/17 5:02 am) John Eipper commented on my last post with "The counterargument is that capitalism, rampant or ...
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Hegemony Again: Gramsci ... (John Heelan, UK, 07/09/17 4:23 am) Gramsci argued, "every relationship of 'hegemony' is necessarily an educational relatio ...
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The "Usefully Wrong": Schumacher's "Small is Beautiful" ... (John Heelan, UK, 07/08/17 4:02 am) To our list one might add Schumacher's 1973 Small is Beautiful, not that it was "usefully wrong" but that the world had (has?) not developed enough to realise that it could ...
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More "Usefully Wrong"; from Gary Moore ... (John Eipper, USA, 07/09/17 12:38 pm) Gary Moore writes: Usefully wrong? Galileo on the obvious preposter ...
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The "Usefully Wrong": Daniel Bell's "End of Ideology" ... (Francisco Ramirez, USA, 07/07/17 4:43 am) John E asked for help in assembling a list of writers who provided useful analyses despite reaching the wrong conclusions. I would add Daniel Bell, The End of Ideology (1960). I like h ...
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The "Usefully Wrong": Daniel Bell, Rampant Capita ... (Tor Guimaraes, USA, 07/08/17 4:31 am) John Eipper wrote: "Daniel Bell argued (in 1960!) that the era of big or total ideologies was o ...
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The "Usefully Wrong": Schumacher's "Small is Beau ... (John Heelan, UK, 07/08/17 4:02 am) To our list one might add Schumacher's 1973 Small is Beautiful, not that it was &q ...
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David Pike's Slim-Books Series ... (David Pike, France, 06/29/17 4:54 am) I attach a new tableau of my book covers for the possible interest of WAISers. Items 24-28 belong to my Slim-Book Series, each of 50-100 pages. The idea came to me that articles already published in s ...
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