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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?
- Kant, Immanuel (1724-1804) - Critique of Pure Reason
- Danger in toxic discourse
- Philosophy of Mind Questions
- New Scientist website
- Religion is not a state obligation
- Developing critical thinking skills
- Don't Believe Everything That You Think
- Do Subatomic Particles have Free Will?
- The Truth Wears Off
- Anarchy is a law unto itself
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- What’s So Good About Original Sin?
- This Is Not Just About Junot Díaz
- The Ancient Myth of ‘Good Fences’
- How to Be a Prophet of Doom
- ‘Transparency’ Is the Mother of Fake News
- The Upside of Envy
- Happy Birthday, Karl Marx. You Were Right!
- It’s Westworld. What’s Wrong With Cruelty to Robots?
- Should I Give Up on White People?
- Should Chimpanzees Be Considered ‘Persons’?
- 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
- The Non Sense of Work Life Balance
- The rights of people with a disability are being ignored – what can we do?
- Bringing classical music to a new audience
- The power of creative thinking
- Regulation of AI: Not if but when and how
- Wealthy Families Invest More in Sons
- When Do Puppies Hit "Peak Cuteness" to Humans?
- Are We Even Playing the Same Game?
- Why Are White Men Stockpiling Guns?
- The Truth about Hans Asperger's Nazi Collusion
- It's That Dress Again, but Now for Your Ears
- 5 Ways Technology Is Making Us Anxious
- Who Are You Calling Normal?
- The Science of Altering Consciousness
- 10 Things You Don't Know about Yourself
- Where joy hides and how to find it | Ingrid Fetell Lee
- Why fascism is so tempting -- and how your data could power it | Yuval Noah Harari
- "You Found Me" | Helen Gillet
- How Pakistani women are taking the internet back | Nighat Dad
- The age-old sharing economies of Africa -- and why we should scale them | Robert Neuwirth
- Scientists must be free to learn, to speak and to challenge | Kirsty Duncan
- The doctors, nurses and aid workers rebuilding Syria | Rola Hallam
- A healthy economy should be designed to thrive, not grow | Kate Raworth
- The truth about unwanted arousal | Emily Nagoski
- "Iyeza" / "Zabalaza" | Thandiswa Mazwai
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Category Archives: Booklets, Handouts and Worksheets
Teaching the Nature of Science.pdf
Are all wrongs equally wrong? TOK, philosophy of science, nature of truth, inductive reasoning. Asimov – The Relativity of Wrong (pdf) Full text below
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
Marc Hauser and Peter Singer. Empirical evidence of innate morality? Philosophy of mind. Moral philosophy. HauserSingerMoralRelig05
Good Sagan stuff. Philosophy of science. Does Truth Matter and related articles – Carl Sagan (pdf) Full text below
In a Word document. Proofs of God’s existence
A list of topics from Wikipedia – visit there by clicking on the links – well worth the effort. Decision-making and behavioral biases Many of these biases are studied for how they affect belief formation, business decisions, and scientific research. … Continue reading
A great read on aspects of confirmation bias and the like. Critical thinking. HeadsIWin
An essay by Harvard Professor Barry Mazur. Platonic maths
How it’s done from the American Skeptics. Pseudoscience, psychics, cold reading, hypothesis testing. 10_Easy_Psychic_Lessons
A resource from Nature for those wishing to spread awareness of evidence for evolution by natural selection. Great for teachers. evolutiongems
A (free) text on fallacies in thinking. HUMBUG! eBook by Jef Clark and Theo Clark Get your own at Scribd or explore others: CulturePhilosophy free ebook. Uploaded by Theo Clark.
An example of an annotated bibliography that was included in a practical report write-up for an experiment about a pendulum, and a general discussion of what ought to be included in an annotated bibliography. Annotated Bibliography Example and Explanation
A lovely description of the process of science. David Goodstein, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., is Vice Provost, Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, and theFrank J. Gilloon Distinguished Teaching and Service Professor, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena,California. Philosophy of science. HowScienceworks
A matrix of questions to encourage thinking about an issue. Apparently a product of Spencer Kagan and seen everywhere nowadays. Highly recommended. Critical thinking. qmatrix
Outlines some basic theories and gives an overview of philosophers. Starts with Plato. Nice resource for introduction to social philosophy. Social Philosophy booklet
Worksheet with about a dozen problems requiring testing for validity using truth tables & truth trees, as well as some translating. Deductive Logic. Truth tree validity worksheet
These simple posters were printed off and placed above the whiteboard for the duration of our propositional logic unit as a means of quick visual reference. Deductive Logic. Basic truth table posters
A one page summary sheet of some of the main bits of propositional logic. Deductive Logic. Valid Arguments
Booklet on the propositional logic technique of truth trees. Deductive Logic. Truth Trees