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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?
- Sex, brains, robots and Buddhism: looking for free will
- Paid to not reproduce
- Philosophy — What’s the Use?
- Decartes Evil Demon
- The Tools of Critical Thinking
- Rebuilding before retreating
- Skeptics on Skeptical Thinking - ABC's All In the Mind Transcript And mp3
- Benefits of Collaborative Philosophical Inquiry in Schools
- Making ethical investment decisions
- Psychological Egoism powerpoint
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- Philosophy in the wake of Empire pt. 3: Missionary feminism
- Philosophy in the wake of Empire pt. 2: Migrants and other Others
- Philosophy in the wake of Empire pt. 1: The white way to think
- The problem with humanism
- Feminism, ecology, motherhood
- Genetically obsolete
- Richard Rorty and transcendence
- The Perils of Abstraction
- We Don’t Actually Want to Be Happy
- Are You a Moderate? Think Again
- Marie Yovanovitch’s Moral Courage
- The Lesson History Teaches Is Tragic
- How We Went From ‘Soup Nazis’ to Real Nazis
- What Kind of Problem Is Climate Change?
- Do We Really Understand ‘Fake News’?
- The Beauty of the Ordinary
- Why Are Poor Women Poor?
- Dangerous Minds: Nietzsche, Heidegger, & the Return of the Far Right by Ronald Beiner
- News: October/November 2019
- Schopenhauer’s Flight of the Valkyries
- Shelley Matheis’ Cartoon
- Goading Gladiators
- Michel Serres (1930-2019)
- The Mind of Leonardo da Vinci
- Conceptual Origami
- Philosophical Outlook & Mental Well-Being
- Some Relief for Test Anxiety Is Found in an Unusual Treatment
- Deeper Insights Emerge into How Memories Form
- Does Grandpa Have Depression?
- Lions See These Illusions the Same Way You Do
- When Good Advice Goes Bad
- Is There Really a Difference Between Drug Addiction and Drug Dependence?
- The U.S. Needs a Mental Health Czar
- Famously Fickle Felines Are, in Fact, Clingy
- Literacy Might Shield the Brain from Dementia
- Hearing Is Seeing: Sound Waves Create a 3-D Display
- 3 questions we should ask about nuclear weapons | Emma Belcher
- For better health care, embrace irrationality | David Asch
- 5 steps for clean air in India | Arunabha Ghosh
- How to change your behavior for the better | Dan Ariely
- Why gender-based marketing is bad for business | Gaby Barrios
- What's really happening at the US-Mexico border -- and how we can do better | Erika Pinheiro
- How can we support the emotional well-being of teachers? | Sydney Jensen
- What it's like to live on the International Space Station | Cady Coleman
- In the war for information, will quantum computers defeat cryptographers? | Craig Costello
- Small rockets are the next space revolution | Peter Beck
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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