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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?
- Can you name this cognitive bias?
- Meat without slaughter: '6 months' to bio-sausages - science-in-society - 31 August 2011 - New Scientist
- Rene Descartes - The Later Years
- Documenting the media migration to separate corners
- Philosophy of Mind essay topic
- The Socratic Method (M.M. McCABE)
- Jean-Paul Sartre's notion of Bad Faith
- Science and Truth
- Philosophy of Religion Essay Assignment
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- What’s So Good About Original Sin?
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- 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: PowerPoints, Video and other Media
IPAL conference (pptx)
Il confronto tra i due pensatori a proposito della teoria della conoscenza. Percorso per una classe prima del triennio superiore (16 – 17 anni) del liceo classico. Aristotele e Platone (ppt) (Uploaded by Anna Caterina Cabino.)
Scientific literacy. QSA Science (pptx)
Nature of Science Presentation (pptx)
The changing Climate of Skepticism The Changing Climate of Skepticism (ppt)
This episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast focuses on Aristotle’s Ethics. In conversation with Nigel Warburton, Terence Irwin of Oxford University explains the key features of this influential work. Terence Irwin (mp3)
Jean-Paul Sartre’s notion of Bad Faith lies at the core of his existentialist classic Being and Nothingness. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Sebastian Gardner explains what Sartre meant by Bad Faith. Sebastian Gardner on Sartre on Bad … Continue reading
From Philosophy Bites. Philosophy of Science. Nice piece and quite short. David Papineau on Scientific Realism (mp3)
Accompanying slides, so stop stalking 🙂 Skeptics presentation (ppt)
Philosophers have been fascinated by paradoxes since ancient times. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Nigel Warburton interviews Peter Cave about paradoxes and their relevance to philosophy. Peter Cave on Paradoxes (mp3)
Radio National Philosopher’s ZOne interview with Peter Ellerton about teaching philosophy in schools. pze-20080105 – Ellerton interview (mp3)
Philosophy began in earnest with Socrates. He asked impertinent questions. In this interview with M.M. McCabe, Philosophy Bites explores the nature of Socratic Method and Socrates’ claim that the unexamined life is not worth living. Pocast from Philosophy Bites. M.M. … Continue reading
Brilliant clip of how to design a survey to get the result you want. Bias, social, critical thinking. Yes Minister Survey (wmv)
Slides from a presentation on science, pseudoscience and critical thinking. Includes 10 signs useful in sorting pseudoscience from the real deal. A Wolf in Sheep’s Labcoat (ppt) (Uploaded by Mike McRae.)
A special episode of The TANK Vodcast – interviews with Dr Jeff Malpas, Dr Stephan Millett and Dr Alan Tapper, members of FAPSA, by Kylie Sturgess. [NOTE: no accompanying file.] (Uploaded by Kylie Sturgess.)
Classic Python scene. Great for deductive logic, analogy, fallacies of reasoning. Mp4 format – good for ipods. About 4 minutes and 25 Mb. witch (mp4)
Brilliant clip showing the strawman fallacy, false dichotomy and the difference between direct and indirect argument. Only a minute or so long. wmv file. Direct-indirect (wmv)
Series by Lawrence M Hinman EthicalEgoism (ppt)
Series by Lawrence M Hinman Relativism (ppt)
Series by Lawrence M Hinman Religion and Ethics (ppt)