William Whewell

Died: March 6, 1866, Cambridge, United Kingdom

William Whewell FRS FGS was an English polymath, scientist, Anglican priest, philosopher, theologian, and historian of science. He was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge.

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Latest Post Republic by Plato (REVIEW) 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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