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From the philosophy of mind to the philosophy of the market

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  • Peter Boettke
  • J. Robert Subrick

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John Searle has argued against the viability of strong versions of artificial intelligence. His most well-known counter-example is the Chinese Room thought experiment where he stressed that syntax is not semantics. We reason by analogy to highlight previously unnoticed similarities between Searle and F.A. Hayek's critique of socialist planning. We extend their insights to explain the failure of many reforms in Eastern Europe in the 1990's.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Journal of Economic Methodology.

Volume (Year): 9 (2001)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 53-64

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Keywords: John Searle; Artificial Intelligence; Socialist Calculation Debate; Transitional Economies; Economic Reform In Eastern Europe;

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Cited by:
  1. Nikolai Wenzel, 2010. "From contract to mental model: Constitutional culture as a fact of the social sciences," The Review of Austrian Economics, Springer, vol. 23(1), pages 55-78, March.
  2. Boettke, Peter, 2010. "From neuro-Hayekians to subjectivist Hayekians: a reply to Horwitz and Koppl," MPRA Paper 33605, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Cottrell, Allin & Cockshott, W. Paul, 2007. "Against Hayek," MPRA Paper 6062, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Paul Lewis, 2005. "Structure, agency and causality in post-revival Austrian economics: tensions and resolutions," Review of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(2), pages 291-316.

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