Monthly Archives: March 2015

Book Review: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas Kuhn Any exposure to the philosophy of science will at some point cover Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions, somewhere between Popper’s falsificationism and Feyerabend’s methodological anarchism. In part the book is a response to … Continue reading

Posted in Rationality, Reviews, Science (general)

Economic death spirals

An economic death spiral occurs when an innovation enters a market and incumbents raise rates in response which hastens adoption of that innovation. Some possible (plausible?) examples: When early adopters install solar panels on their home, they begin consuming less … Continue reading

Posted in Economics