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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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Critique of Sam Harris on Free Will

Sam Harris – The Case Against Free Will Published on 24 Apr 2017 Sam couldn’t be more wrong, yet at the same time much of what he says is close enough to true. Cause and effect is limited. Simply saying … Continue reading

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Path to knowledge

Ideapod – There Is More Than One Pathway To Knowledge Agreed, and it is more complex than a naive interpretation might suggest. Jordan Peterson (UoT Psych) has some great perspectives on the role of experience in the broader social context … Continue reading

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