“Judicious rationalists do not pretend that human reason can ever make man omniscient. They are fully aware of the fact that, however knowledge may increase, there will always remain things ultimately given and not liable to any further elucidation. But, they say, as far as man is able to attain cognition, he must rely upon reason. The ultimate given is the irrational. The knowable is, as far it is known already, necessarily rational. There is neither an irrational mode of cognition nor a science of irrationality.”

in Epistemology, Ludwig von Mises, Writers

-Ludwig von MisesHuman Action: A Treatise on Economics  (Auburn: Ludwig von Mises Institute, The Scholar’s Edition, 2008), p. 89.

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