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Nicholas Agar

Nicholas Agar

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Nicholas Agar, Professor of Ethics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, is a visiting professor at Carnegie Mellon University, Australia, and the author of  How to Be Human in the Digital Economy, MIT Press, 2019.

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  1. Mind Over STEM
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    Mind Over STEM

    Aug 30, 2019 Nicholas Agar argues that the technological determinism of the digital age makes the humanities more necessary than ever.

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    What's Left of Cambridge Economics?

    James K. Galbraith

    In offering a blueprint for bringing mainstream economics into the twenty-first century, a University of Cambridge economist has unwittingly demonstrated much of what is wrong with the discipline. Ironically, the rediscovery of an earlier generation of Cambridge economists would set things right.

    thinks a new attempt to refurbish the discipline suffers from a fatal blind spot.

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