Human and Horses

Human are not horses, says MIT economist Kenneth Rogoff and King Ludd is still dead. But Keynes thought differently, advancing the hypothesis of technological unemployment and another Nobel caliber academic, Leontieff, wrote an insightful article advancing the hypothesis that it… Read More ›

Manchester vs Athens

Mathematics is the combination of two traditions, the deductive greek science whose Idealtypus was geometry, and the manipulative algebraic techniques that Middle Age inherited from Arab science. Freeman Dyson, in the Gifford lecture “Infinite in all Directions”(1985) talks about a… Read More ›