Free will is on the run. Bit by scientific bit, the belief that we might actually command our own domain is in retreat. But all is not lost, according to Julian Baggini, who’s most comfortable with the idea of not having total control.
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- A nice Philosophy of Mind summary
- The power of categorical logic
- What exactly is the scientific method and why do so many people get it wrong?
- Paralympic athletes faster than olympic athletes — what does this tell us about difference?
- Logic: if + then = why? How can we understand the power of logic?
- How do we ensure we are exposed to new ideas? A parody with bite.
- A Life of Meaning (Reason Not Required) – What is the nature of our relationship with reason?
- Can you name this cognitive bias?
- By what measures can we value human life?
- Teaching philosophy improves standardised scores
- Are we in control of our own decisions?
- Neuroscience and education: myths and messages
- Free will is not as free as we think – and that’s ok.
- Where’s the Proof in Pseudoscience?
- Science in the lead?
- How Anecdotal Evidence Can Undermine Scientific Results
- Three essays about France's response to the veil (hijab, burqa, etc.)
- How Science Works
- Cognitive Bias in Reasoning
- Richard Feynman on the nature of science
- Harvard Justice Series: The Moral Side of Murder
- The Kantian Heritage
- TANK Vodcast On Philosophy In Schools
- Sweet & sour: Junior Master Chefs
- Can you name this cognitive bias?
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- Aristotle’s Guide To Living Well
- Daisetsu Suzuki (1870-1966)
- The Song of Ulysses
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