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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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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