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Crab comments on Heuristics for textbook selection - Less Wrong Discussion

8 Post author: John_Maxwell_IV 06 September 2017 04:17AM

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Comment author: Crab 28 October 2017 05:48:46AM 0 points [-]

Reading high quality works by the giants of the 20th century and comparing it to more modern material can be a humbling experience for some--it certainly has been for me on more than one occasion.

I am not sure, are you saying, that for some fields "works by the giants of the 20th century" is great, while modern material is bad?