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Quantum biology

Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology Revisited Came back to this thread by a round about way, and read it again. What you see as consciousness, I see as systems. Cells know where they are … Continue reading

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Free Will again – updated 21 Dec

A Response to a Blog: This Atheist Believes in Free Will Trick Slattery’s Blog has a 500 char limit that I only encountered after writing 10,600 characters – so my response is here, and only a link to it there … Continue reading

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Nature of Science

Nobel award for gravity waves Nature of science Science always involves hypothesis, conjecture, competing claims about properties, creation of elegant experiments to distinguish between claims; creation of ever more abstract interpretive frames within which to make some sort of model, … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic -knowledge, truth, science

Foundations of Logic thread On a more GENERAL level: can science aspire to be a type of activity that pursues KNOWLEDGE (and that also ACQUIRES it reasonably often), and, at the same time, accept that its claims and theories are … Continue reading

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Science of sex differences

The Science of Sex Differences Is Complicated (and Biased) There‚Äôs a lot of discussion about the problematic Google manifesto, and one of the issues brought up is the science of sex differences. Yes it is complex. Yes there are many … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Postmodernism and science

Foundations of Logic Facebook Page – postmodernism and science Science seems to me to be a process of observing, contemplating, producing hypotheses to account for observations, then designing experiments to eliminate one or more of the available possible models. The … Continue reading

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Facebook – foundations of logic – science and scientists

Facebook group – the foundation of logic – Post on science and scientists I would say that science is the recursive process of using a combination of intuition, the best available tools of reason and logic, the best available tools … Continue reading

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