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Byers on the Blind Spot
Posted By Russ Roberts On May 16, 2011 @ 11:42 am In Education,Podcast | Comments Disabled
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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