Leandro Gualario - Nietzsche and Fractal Geometry: a philosophical continuity

jpe:9913 - Journal of Philosophical Economics, January 20, 2023, Volume XV - https://doi.org/10.46298/jpe.9913
Nietzsche and Fractal Geometry: a philosophical continuity

Authors: Leandro Gualario

    The purpose of this work is to highlight the epistemological proximity between Nietzsche’s philosophy of science and the underlying philosophical principles of fractal geometry, as illustrated in the main work of its creator, French mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot.This work also aims to find the end of this philosophical continuity, finding an important divergence between Nietzsche’s philosophy of risk taking and Mandelbrot’s legacy in risk management.

    Volume: Volume XV
    Section: The Economists’ Philosophy Day – A Journal of Philosophical Economics celebration of philosophical reflection in the economic science
    Published on: January 20, 2023
    Submitted on: August 11, 2022
    Keywords: Epistemology,Mathematics,Fractal Geometry,Finance,Risk,Risk Management,Models,Nietzsche,Mandelbrot,[SHS.PHIL]Humanities and Social Sciences/Philosophy,[QFIN.GN]Quantitative Finance [q-fin]/General Finance [q-fin.GN]


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