Friday, June 04, 2010

The Trouble With Intuition - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

I'm not all that interested in debating the validity of intuition. Gladwell seems to want to advocate wild-ass guesses in vague non-repeatable circumstances, when really intuition is the product of experience and expertise, not its antithesis. I do like stories about forgeries though; they are the most romantic form of long con.