4 thoughts on “C. S. Lewis on modeling

  1. The “Model” he has in mind in that book is the medieval model of the universe, but of course his comments apply to mathematical models too. And Lewis might agree with that, since he does talk about scientific models too.

  2. Whether or not he had it in mind, his comments apply to all models period. Had the top financial minds heeded this advice before 2008, we might be is a shallower hole.

    See Emanual Derman’s “Models Behaving Badly”

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