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I m not sure what led me to the MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series but I know I wanted Self Tracking The library didn t have it however so I took what I could get Paradox And well it was a pretty good book that devolved into a collegiate homework assignment somewhere past the halfway markNote though that expectations color my world I called it a pretty good book because I approached it as a cohesive narrative not as a reference guide The text itself began with interesting stories Intuitively one would think that a population of predators would tend to do better if the amount of food available to its prey were to increase More food for the prey means that prey is available to the predator and hence the predators population should expand as well Yet in fact sometimes the opposite happens citation omitted An increase in the food available to rabbits for example in a given area might lead to an overabundance of rabbits and increase the population of its predator say wolves until the population of wolves becomes unsustainably large and is destabilized So food for the rabbits can actually pose a threat to the population of wolves This example shows our ordinary intuition that food and hence prey is always good for a predatory group is flawed The paradox of enrichment is a good example that will likely stick with me The general thesis of Paradox and I should mention that the book closes with a reminder of this so it is not guilty of wandering is that when paradoxes arise they reuire people to actually examine the things they think they know I learned something Mission completeBut there is much text in the book and a large portion of it just bounced off my brainThe Pythagoreans argued along the following lines assume that the suare root of 2 is rational That is assume that there are two mutually prime integers n and m such that nm the suare root of two Put another way n 2 m If this is so then because a suare number cannot have any prime factor that is also a factor of the number of which it is the suare n and n must be even But according to our initial assumption n and m are mutually prime so if n is even then m must be odd Assuming that n 2 k we get 2 m 4 k or m 2 k then by repeating the same reasoning we can show that m is even Thus n must be both odd and even Yikes This is not subway reading This is notwell this is not reading At least not for me Apologies to Paradox for being the book to reset my expectations for the MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series as a basic primer or sporadic reference source it does what it needs to do to promulgate knowledge on paradoxes But it has none of the non fiction storytelling conventions that I am starting to realize I actually reuire to approach dense texts Your mileage may vary but if you re like me and are better at intuiting word problems then in manipulating formulae this might not be the book for you A lingua de fora used to solve them She finds that paradoxes are than mere puzzles but can prompt new ways of thinkingA paradox can be defined as a set of mutually inconsistent claims each of which seems true Paradoxes emerge not just in salons and ivory towers but in everyday life An Internet search. 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