Byers on the Blind Spot

by Russ Roberts on May 16, 2011

in Education, Podcast

The latest EconTalk is mathematician William Byers discussing what he calls the blind spot–the uncertainty and imperfection of science. He contrasts the science of certainty with the science of wonder. It was an interesting conversation–the part I liked the best was unplanned–an excursion into the implications of his ideas for teaching.


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