The Atlantic Speculates on Wittgenstein and the Higgs Boson

The Atlantic Speculates on Wittgenstein and the Higgs Boson

Robert Wright, senior editor at The Atlantic, writes a few words on the challenges of describing reality using both language and mathematics. The challenges involved in understanding the implications of the Higgs boson (and the phenomenon itself) reminds us of the epistemic distance between our perception of reality and the thing itself.


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