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Balancing Epistemic Humility and Prior Knowledge

Balancing Epistemic Humility and Prior Knowledge

This was a textbook virus. Why didn’t we act more like it?», Zeynep Tufekci asks. In her latest article, one of the indispensible voices on this pandemic looks back and ahead. As usual, a clarifying read. «This is not the first, or last, time we needed to balance the unknown with the need to act, the need to warn with the need to allow for release, and the need to use what breaks we get to increase our resilience for what we may yet face.»

Published in Weekly Filet ##326