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Notes on Literature: Chance, Fundamental Laws, and Narratives

Despite being a talk by no less an intellectual personage than Murray Gell-Mann himself, Beauty, truth and … physics? is a warm, charming, clear, no-nonsense, and non-technical exposition of the aesthetic framework underlying the laws of fundamental physics. Yet, that’s not … Continue reading

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Notes on Literature: Story-Tellers and Fabulists

In my previous post I had promised further commentary on why it is possible to acquire a feel for, or working knowledge of, the works of some–but not all–authors by reading about them rather than reading them. So here it … Continue reading

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Notes on Literature: A Very Brief Note on Postmodernism

While postmodernism may seem like a product of the latter half of the Twentieth Century, it is in many ways a throwback to more ancient forms of storytelling. The blurring of identities and of the line between fact and fiction, … Continue reading

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