23rd July 2013

An interview with Philip Mirowski

On performativity:

“The effect of the performativity idea on that literature is to have sociologists repeating and recapitulating economists own stories and never challenging their accounts. They never compare what they say they do with what they really do”.

“The uncritical approach of my colleagues in the social studies of finance is partly explained by the fact that they are located in business schools”.

For more, see the full interview here, by Tomás Undurraga.