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Jeremy Bentham

July 31st, 2006 · 8 Comments · Life

One of the things I liked about the book The Tyranny of Numbers, was what the author called its historical interludes. These were chapters about historical figures relevant to the development of counting and statistics. These reminded me very much of some of Stephen Jay Gould’s essays on historical figures (mostly scientists) in the way […]

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