The ‘Credit Crunch’ from a critical rationalist perspective.

Rod Thomas

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    Abstract

    Uses Sir Karl Popper’s philosophy of critical rationalism to examine the discussion of the UK ‘credit crunch’ as presented by the public record of the UK House of Commons Treasury Select Committee’s investigation. Identifies various philosophical doctrines that acted to shape that investigation and the testimony presented before it. Presents those doctrines as prejudicial to the advancement of knowledge, learning and rationality. Concludes that the philosophy of critical rationalism is relevant to the problems of modern society.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)5-24
    JournalPhilosophy of Management
    Volume11
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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