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Poor People of the World Unite! Poverty and the Future of Research in Heuristics

In Abhijit V. Banerjee, Daniel Goldstein, Esther Duflo, Gerd Gigerenzer, J. Francisco Álvarez, Javier Echeverría, Laura Cabrera, Social Epistemology, Steve Fuller, Thomas Sturm on 20 January, 2014 at 16:27

Some months ago, Laura Cabrera wrote ‘Visioneering and Our Common Future’ a post that many artists and intellectuals of the late 19th and early 20th centuries would have supported as a manifesto that could inspire social movements and establish new ways of understanding political action. Cabrera was warning us: if academics do not intervene in more actively shaping the future, then the future will respond to a very limited set of visions. Read the rest of this entry »