Thursday, October 04, 2012

Betting on Theories

Posted by Darin Hayton on 10/04 at 05:55 AM

Whenever you narrow your gaze to the particular hero/idea you wish to hold up as a real winner in the history of science, you are completely ignoring the amount of contingency that goes into their success.

Dominic Berry on “Derren Brown’s Whig History of Science.”

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