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Leibniz in the news.

PITTSBURGH, March 9 (UPI) — The University of Pittsburgh has unveiled a donated letter written to 18th century mathematician-philosopher G.W. Leibniz and a rough draft of his reply.


On Taking Oneself Too Seriously…

As I study history, it becomes apparent that progress has a regressive tailwind. Just as melted candle wax quickly solidifies; the flash of genius-when it pauses for a mere instant-turns into stifling axioms and appeals to authority. The genius that I am hinting at does not dwell in words.  Especially not in the words of […]