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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?
- Are we in control of our own decisions?
- Peter Singer Full Text Articles (Ethics)
- Fallacies Poster
- What Truth Doesn't Mean
- How Science Works in Action
- Bayesian Inference (Homo Bayesianis)
- Working together for critical thinking in schools
- Truth Puzzles booklet
- Universal intelligence: One test to rule them all
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- Rebooting the Ethical Soldier
- Raising My Child in a Doomed World
- Adrian Piper Speaks! (for Herself)
- What Trump Doesn’t Get About Conservatism
- Stanley Cavell and the American Contradiction
- The Ignorant Do Not Have a Right to an Audience
- The Illuminations of Hannah Arendt
- The Pain and Promise of Black Women in Philosophy
- The Philosopher as Bad Dad
- What Religion Gives Us (That Science Can’t)
- Businesses must go All In for sustainability
- How do governments add value to society?
- Is there hope for Blackpool?
- Does the UK measure up on food and health?
- A Wider Landscape on Democracy
- Type R and Organisational Resilience
- The New Localism: Think Like a System, Act Like an Entrepreneur
- Blockchain platforms can enable good work
- Museum Conservation and 21st Century Education
- Anchors Aweigh: Universities and local industrial strategies
- 4 Myths about Extroversion We're Guilty of Believing
- Should We Loosen the Restrictions on Psychedelics?
- The Seventh Sense
- A Sense of Discovery: How the Immune System Works with the Brain
- What Is Less Scary in the Dark?
- The Same Genes May Underlie Different Psychiatric Disorders
- Smaller Plates Don't Make Meals Look Bigger When You're Hungry
- Will Science Ever Solve the Mysteries of Consciousness, Free Will and God?
- Could Brain Stimulation Slow Cancer?
- The Psychology of Roller Coasters
- What the Russian Revolution would have looked like on social media | Mikhail Zygar
- What your smart devices know (and share) about you | Kashmir Hill and Surya Mattu
- The power of diversity within yourself | Rebeca Hwang
- The mission to create a searchable database of Earth's surface | Will Marshall
- The genius behind some of the world's most famous buildings | Renzo Piano
- "The Last Serenade" | Lili Haydn
- An honest look at the personal finance crisis | Elizabeth White
- A new way to monitor vital signs (that can see through walls) | Dina Katabi
- How to build synthetic DNA and send it across the internet | Dan Gibson
- How we study the microbes living in your gut | Dan Knights
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Category Archives: Philosophy of Language
“Scientists working on animal cognition often dwell on their desire to talk to the animals. Oddly enough, this particular desire must have passed me by, because I have never felt it. I am not waiting to hear what my animals … Continue reading
The coherency theory of truth
The way of logic – 02 December 1995 – New Scientist FOR almost two centuries, anthropologists have been studying how non-European cultures understand the world around them. Now philosophers of science are getting in on the act. Armed with intellectual … Continue reading
Another excellent video from RSA Animate http://comment.rsablogs.org.uk/videos/
What does it mean for the world to lose a language? http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2011/s3310650.htm TONY EASTLEY: It’s taken 40 years but from almost the ashes of extinction, an Aboriginal language has been saved and is again being spoken on Palm Island in … Continue reading
There are at least 250,000 words in the English language. English – or any language – could never hold enough expression to convey the entirety of the human experience
Do we need language to understand the basics of numbers? Mind, Science. TOK. Numbers and Language (pdf)
Can language shape how we think? A Stanford researcher says yes, and her work speaks volumes about what makes people tick. TOK Philosophy of language, philosophy of mind. TOK Resource – Language and Thought
New Scientist magazine review of six traits once thought unique to humans and now found in other animals. Philosophy of human nature, mind. 17:11 22 May 2008 NewScientist.com news service Kate Douglas To accompany the article So you think humans are … Continue reading