I would say noooooo-BUT (IE sometimes/often even, as scientific models are used IN finance, in countless different ways, and from very nearly every scientific field).
I’d argue that finance in and of itself is very nearly the opposite of science... much like law... as everything exists by agreement, rather than by fact.
It’s still a badass article; a real time argument that must have existed in nearly identical form back when music was being first licensed. How can anyone own the sounds in the air??? Anyone can listen for free, play for free, why would anyone pay money for something you cannot hold and everyone else has unrestricted access to? A painting, a sculpture, a textile... you can hold those in your hand. But how does someone hold a sound? And why would owning a sound make it somehow more special than every other identical sound? And how can a song written by one person be credited to another? Beethoven's 5th, isn’t Steve Job’s 5th, no matter how much money changes hands. Unless Beethoven wrote it today, and it was either sold, or “never” his because it was a work product owned by the company.