Gordon Tullock's the Organization of Inquiry: A critical appraisal

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The major themes of Gordon Tullock's 1996 book The Organization of Inquiry are identified. Tullock's treatment of the philosophy of science is criticized, as is his explanation for the backwardness of the social sciences relative to the natural sciences. The paper closes with a listing of some of Tullock's proposals for the reform of science. © 2007 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Caldwell, B

Published Date

  • April 1, 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 135 / 1-2

Start / End Page

  • 23 - 34

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0048-5829

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11127-007-9244-z

Citation Source

  • Scopus