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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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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