Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“Charlatan” was held to be a synonym for empirick. The word “empiric” designated someone who relied on experiment and experience to ascertain what was correct. In other words, trial and error and tinkering. That was held to be inferior—professionally, socially, and intellectually. It is still not considered to be very “intelligent.”


Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder
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