Re: Is vs. Ought

Dan Fabulich (
Tue, 23 Nov 1999 19:57:01 -0500 (EST)

'What is your name?' 'Robin Hanson.' 'IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT YOUR NAME IS!!!'

> So law can be understood as "scientifically" as any area of economics.

But, of course, all economics can tell you is what sort of laws would have the most economically efficient results. They can tell you what the consequences would be, not what they ought to be.


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