Why Jaynes's book "The Logic of Science" is wonderful

I am still diligently working through E.T. Jaynes’ book (Probability Theory: The Logic of Science) and the content keeps astonishing me. Just when I think that I got the most out of his book, this “thousand-year-old vampire” (Jaynes) presents me with yet another awe-inspiring chapter. There are also two meta things I learned from the book:

  1. which don’t always have simple solutions, but Jaynes tackles them with well-established techniques rather than clever tricks