That's unfortunate, but we cannot ask of anyone, even geniuses, to transcend their time.

If you don't consider Jaynes to be comtemporary, which author do you consider to be his successor that updated where Jaynes went wrong?

While Bretthorst is his immediate and obvious successor, unfortunately nobody that I know of has taken up the task to develop the field the way Jaynes did.

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