The Mathematician Who Reads Spinoza, Karl Pearson

Picture of Karl Pearson

Karl Pearson was born on the 27th of March 1857 in London, where he passed away on the 27th of April 1936. He is one of the men associated with the applications of statistics in biology and the birth of biostatistics, even though he had to set into motion the new concepts of the same statistic.

Carl Pearson was born into a medium-high status family and his older brother and a…