Stanley Fischer

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Stanley Fischer

Stanley Fischer

Belief and knowledge are considered to be two different things. But they are not.More Stanley Fischer [09/02/2011 02:09:38]
I do not support abortion rights. Although what I would support in this vexed area is not clear to me.More Stanley Fischer [09/02/2011 02:09:44]
I should have known better. Pro-life arguments are now based on scientific evidence and the pro-choice arguments are not. That is a cultural, historical fact.More Stanley Fischer [09/02/2011 02:09:50]
In general, higher education does not know how to speak for its interests. It offers a stance that is defensive, cowardly and likely to be ineffective.More Stanley Fischer [09/02/2011 02:09:56]
It is always incorrect to assume you can know what someone's moral convictions are based on their philosophical theories.More Stanley Fischer [09/02/2011 02:09:07]
It is of no help to us that there is an absolute truth of the matter of things because unfortunately, none of us are in a position to say definitively what that is - although we all think that we are.More Stanley Fischer [09/02/2011 02:09:14]
Many people on the political left found my work psychologically liberating. They began to say: once you realize that standards emerge historically, then you can see through and discard all the norms to which we have been falsely enslaved.More Stanley Fischer [09/02/2011 02:09:18]
We in universities are not in the democracy business. What we do, when we're doing it, is teach and learn.More Stanley Fischer [09/02/2011 02:09:26]
Year after year, we have had to explain from mid-year onwards why the global growth rate has been lower than predicted as little as two quarters back. This pattern of disappointment and downward revision sets up the first, and the basic, challenge on the list of issues policymakers face in moving ahead: restoring growth, if that is possible.More Stanley Fischer [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia authorities face the complicated task of stabilising and reviving a devastated economy after years of regional conflicts, international isolation and economic mismanagement.More Stanley Fischer [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Any idea can be brought into the classroom if the point is to inquire into its structure, history, influence and so forth. But no idea belongs in the classroom if the point of introducing it is to recruit your students for the political agenda it may be thought to imply.More Stanley Fischer [09/02/2011 02:09:30]

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