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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?
- Handwriting analysis
- The 2015 Queensland Philosophy and Reason syllabus
- David Papineau on Scientific Realism
- On the cusp of [political] greatness
- Tackling the Problem of Free Will
- Honour Killings in India
- Free Will vs the Programmed Brain
- 'Thank You for Smoking' clip
- Where should paedophiles live
- Fallacies Poster
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- Philosophy in a nutshell pt 4: Nietzsche and nihilism
- Philosophy in a nutshell pt 3: Derrida and the text
- Philosophy in a nutshell pt 2: Confucius, wealth and politics
- Philosophy in a nutshell pt 1: The aphorism
- Politics at the extremes
- PRESENTS — Ideas
- Progressive Islam
- The abominable heretic
- Shifting the frame on COVID-19
- How to Reopen the American Mind
- How Should an Atheist Think About Death?
- What Moral Philosophy Tells Us About Our Reactions to Trump’s Illness
- How to Die (Without Really Trying)
- Faces in a Nursing Home
- We Need a Monument to the Unknown America
- Don’t Fear Dying. Fear Violence.
- Should We Cancel Aristotle?
- Was This Ancient Taoist the First Philosopher of Disability?
- What if We Could Have Meat Without Murder?
- The Green Corridors Initiative
- Governance governing government
- Why print money when we can print wealth?
- Building a resilient health and care system
- We'll always have Paris?
- Experimentation and equity in global cities
- Technology-enabled deliberative democracy
- Healthier placemaking
- Creating a sovereign wealth fund in Wolverhampton
- Economic recovery and climate action
- Why Hatred and 'Othering' of Political Foes Has Spiked to Extreme Levels
- Governments Worldwide Consider Ditching Daylight Saving Time
- Media Multitasking Disrupts Memory, Even in Young Adults
- Conservative and Liberal Brains Might Have Some Real Differences
- The Science of Nerdiness
- The Psychology of Fact-Checking
- The Disturbing History of Research into Transgender Identity
- AI Assesses Alzheimer's Risk by Analyzing Word Usage
- What We Know So Far about How COVID Affects the Nervous System
- Hypnosis Experts Cast Doubt on Famous Psychological Experiments
- The power of venom -- and how it could one day save your life | Mandë Holford
- Our existential flight from death -- and wisdom on connecting to grief | Kevin Toolis
- Climate change is becoming a problem you can taste | Amanda Little
- What if a US presidential candidate refuses to concede after an election? | Van Jones
- Can we create vaccines that mutate and spread? | Leor Weinberger
- What it takes to create social change against all odds | Ralph Nader
- Sexual assault, shame and teaching kids to ask for help | Kristin Jones
- How to reduce the wealth gap between Black and white Americans | Kedra Newsom Reeves
- Could CBD help opioid users overcome addiction? | Yasmin Hurd
- How businesses can serve everyone, not just shareholders | Dame Vivian Hunt
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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