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Why It’s Good To Be Wrong - David Deutsch - nautil.us Jan 2015
"The theory of knowledge is a tightrope that is the only path from A to B, with a long, hard drop for anyone who steps off on one side into “knowledge is impossible, progress is an illusion” or on the other side into “I must be right, or at least probably right.” Indeed, infallibilism and nihilism are twins. Both fail to understand that mistakes are not only inevitable, they are correctable (fallibly). "
creativity  fallibilism  philosophy  logic  David-Deutsch  Nautil.us  epistemology 
february 2015 by pierredv

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