Author Archives: Artir

Rise and fall of Rawlsianism

Enough manipulation with the definition of man, and freedom can be made to mean whatever the manipulator wishes (Matt Zwolinski) John Rawls (1921 – 2002) was one of the most important philosophers in the History of modern political philosophy. Robert … Continue reading

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Collection of papers and articles that I’ve spotted since my previous links post that seem interesting.

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Kenneth Arrow on the welfare economics of medical care, a critical assessment

Kenneth Arrow wrote a paper in 1963, Uncertainty and the Welfare Economics of Medical Care. This paper tends to appear in debates regarding whether healthcare can be left to the market (like bread), or if it should feature heavy state … Continue reading

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On the effects of inequality on economic growth

Two month ago there was an interesting debate on the effects of inequality on economic growth in the otherwise boring Spanish blogosphere. Here is my contribution to the debate, translated from Spanish.

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Collection of papers and articles that I’ve spotted since my previous links post that seem interesting.

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A brief argument with apparently informed global warming denialists

I lost some time arguing with a bunch of these climate change skeptics, and I thought it would be interesting to share what happened here for future reference.

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Collection of papers and articles that I’ve spotted since my previous links post that seem interesting.

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