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    The Man Who Thought Too Fast - Frank Ramsey—a philosopher, economist, and mathematician—was one of the greatest minds of the last century. Have we caught up with him yet?

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2...=pocket-newtab


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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    The Man Who Thought Too Fast - Frank Ramsey—a philosopher, economist, and mathematician—was one of the greatest minds of the last century. Have we caught up with him yet?

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2...=pocket-newtab


    This is an interesting story. I put it in the book and poetry club b/c it was in the New Yorker books section. I am always fascinated by historical great thinkers. This one intrigued me.


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    I read some bio on him. Interesting person. Had he not passed away at 26 there is no limit to what his contributions to society could have been .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cotton1 View Post
    I read some bio on him. Interesting person. Had he not passed away at 26 there is no limit to what his contributions to society could have been .
    On the other hand, there have been young geniuses who lived long enough to fizzle out.

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    Ive never heard of him before now...Stephen Hawkings was a loss
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    Ive never heard of him before now...Stephen Hawkings was a loss
    I have seen a few bios on Hawkings and studied a lot of his material regarding Cosmology. He was an incredible intellect.
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