Alec Nevala-Lee

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Quote of the Day

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Written by nevalalee

June 20, 2012 at 7:30 am

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  1. I know I’m quibbling with Freddy here (and by extension you, my apologies, no criticism intended), but I believe he is thinking about just his particular fields of knowledge. Astrophysicists and other hard science scientists, for example, would expand this opinion.

    Peter Galen Massey

    June 20, 2012 at 1:12 pm

  2. Actually, I’d argue that there are plenty of examples of scientists doing exactly what Nietzsche describes here—Gauss, Einstein, Kekulé, Poincaré…

    nevalalee

    June 20, 2012 at 9:27 pm


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