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Cabinet 15: The Average Issue (Cabinet #15)

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Coined by the Belgian statistician Adolphe Quetelet in 1835, the term average man evokes both contentment and anxiety. In some sense an inverted history of the genius, the story of the average has had a formative influence on modern aesthetics, politics, and philosophy. For the artist, to be mediocre is a greater fault than to have failed spectacularly. For the politician, ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 11th 2004 by Cabinet (first published 2004)
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