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- Hume’s criticism of the design argument
- Another resource for Fallacies of Reasoning
- Biased sample? Circular reasoning?
- Science and Conspiracy
- The Limits of Imagination
- What use Philosophy?
- Truth Puzzles booklet
- Can We Choose To Believe Something?
- Honesty and Charity in Arguments
- A Useful Introduction to Critical Thinking Skills
- Whose brain is it? Consciousness, free will and the brain.
- The Tale of the Slave
- 10 Philosophical Principles
- The Fallacy of Deepest Offence
- Victorian Philosophy Syllabus
- Zen in the modern age
- What Price for a Human Life?
- Crop Circles and the Characteristics of a Good Hypothesis
- Teaching the Nature of Science
- Introduction to Critical Thinking
- Ghost in the Machine
- Categorical Logic booklet (deductive logic)
- South Australian Syllabus
- HIV a Hoax? (Onus of proof)
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- Candid Camera (Trap): The World s Rarest Big Cat
- Human Exposure to Possibly Neurotoxic Pesticides Should Be Reduced, EU Safety Agency Recommends
- Why Does Time Fly as We Get Older?
- From My Archives: Quark Inventor Murray Gell-Mann Doubts Science Will Discover "Something Else"
- How Unconscious Thought and Perception Affect Our Every Waking Moment (preview)
- TED: Andrew Solomon: Depression, the secret we share - Andrew Solomon (2013)
- TED: Marco Annunziata: Welcome to the age of the industrial internet - Marco Annunziata (2013)
- TED: Toni Griffin: A new vision for rebuilding Detroit - Toni Griffin (2013)
- TED: Rose George: Inside the secret shipping industry - Rose George (2013)
- TED: Stephen Cave: The 4 stories we tell ourselves about death - Stephen Cave (2013)
Category Archives: PowerPoints, Video and other Media
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If ‘I’ change ‘my’ mind? Then where do ‘I’ fit in? Download Video or MP3
Sam Harris on TED
Via Embiggen Books In this excellent talk given by Peter Ellerton (winner of the 2008 Australian Skeptics prize for Critical Thinking) on the Climate Change debate, the viewer is encouraged to examine the way in which the debate is being … Continue reading
Excellent intellectual exercise Download Video or MP3
An interesting take on the subject by QualiaSoup… Download Video or MP3
Another excellent video from RSA Animate http://comment.rsablogs.org.uk/videos/
HSQ HSQ presentation (pptx)
Power point & questions for grade 10 students. Metaphysics, are you a brain in a vat? Overview of Descartes’ evil demon hypothesis (ppt) Comprehension and understanding questions (doc) Descartes and the Evil Demon answers (doc) (Uploaded by Diane Butler.)
Ocham’s Razor episode with Peter Ellerton on Inductive and Deductive Reasoning and courses in schools. Critical thinking. Ockhams Razor – Ellerton (mp3)
Nature of Science – philosophy of science STEM conference – Nature of Science Presentation (pptx)