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By John Myles White on 1.28.2009
Returning tonight to reading Taleb’s “Black Swan”, I was struck by the extent to which his preference for empiricism over theory repeats Nietzsche’s praise of “unpretentious truths” in Human, All Too Human: Estimation of unpretentious truths.– It is the mark of a higher culture to value the little unpretentious truths which have been discovered by […]
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