RE: [OPE-L]Re:Disagreement or dismissal?[was:commodities/services]

Allin Cottrell (
Sun, 8 Feb 1998 14:22:35 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 7 Feb 1998, andrew kliman wrote:

> What's impractical about argument from evidence instead of
> from authority. What's impractical about distinguishing one's
> interpretation of what X said from what X actually said?

What's impractical is laying down rules to accomplish these
tasks. All scholars arguing in good faith attempt to do these
things as a matter of course, more or less successfully.

Allin Cottrell
Department of Economics
Wake Forest University, NC