Michel de Montaigne

Died: September 13, 1592

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, Lord of Montaigne was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre.

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Latest Post The Cost of (Dis)Comfort by Daniel Sanderson public

The World is No Longer Flat

Geometric analogies aside, the wisdom of assigning rigidity to models of human governance and conduct is problematic. The "anti-fragility" of non-Gaussian models of probabilities should be counterfactual to the protective projects under the bell curve.

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