THE LAST DAYS OF THE POLYMATH

https://www.1843magazine.com/content/edward-carr/last-days-polymath


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People who know a lot about a lot have long been an exclusive club, but now they are an endangered species.Isaiah Berlin once divided thinkers into two types. Foxes, he wrote, know many things; whereas hedgehogs know one big thing. The foxes used to roam free across the hills. Today the hedgehogs rule.

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