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Aristotle; John Stuart Mill. Hélène Brown. Camus's Graveside, Lourmarin Cemetery. Balestrini, Bruno. The Erechtheion and Parthenon, (420-440 B.C.), Acropolis; Acropolis (about 500 B.C.) view from northwest. British National Space Centre.Solar System. Goodrich, S. Guillemin, Amédée. Hopkins, George M., Experimental Science. IIHR, University of Iowa—photographic detail from Pascal's Traitez de ľEquilibre des Liqueurs et de la Pesanteur de la Masse de ľAir. India Post. Library of Congress: P&P Online Catalog. Library of Congress Rare Book & Special Collections Division. Metropolitan Museum of Art. NASA—Jet Propulsion Laboratory. National Institutes of Health U. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration. National Park Service Clock Mechanism (detail), Jamie L.

Fridtjof Nansen, Farthest North, Harper & Row, 1897. An encyclopedia of philosophy articles written by professional philosophers. Logic and perception - topical index -The Skeptic's Dictionary - Last updated 20-Nov-2015 Recommended Reading Critical Thinking Mini-Lessons Adams, James L.

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Conceptual Blockbusting: A Guide to Better Ideas 3rd ed. (Perseus Press, 1990). Ariely, Dan. (2008). Thinking film collective. Recently Uploaded Videos. Recent Reviews // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame. Projects - hugomercier. Theargumentativetheoryofreasoning - hugomercier. Current philosophy and psychology are dominated by what can be called a classical, or ‘Cartesian’ view of reasoning.

theargumentativetheoryofreasoning - hugomercier

Even though this view goes back at least to some classical Greek philosophers, its most famous exposition is probably in Descartes. Put plainly, it’s the idea that the role of reasoning is to critically examine our beliefs so as to discard wrong-headed ones and thus create more reliable beliefs—knowledge. This knowledge is in turn supposed to help us make better decisions. This view is hard to reconcile with a wealth of evidence amassed by modern psychology. Tversky and Kahneman (and many others) have demonstrated the failures of reasoning in decision making. The theory Dan Sperber suggested—the argumentative theory of reasoning—proposes that instead of having a purely individual function, reasoning has a social and, more specifically, argumentative function. Our evolutionary account is much more in touch with the prevailing view of the evolution of human cognition. New Philosopher. Philosophy Talk. All Roads Lead to “Philosophy” All Roads Lead to “Philosophy” There was an idea floating around that continuously following the first link of any Wikipedia article will eventually lead to “Philosophy.” 1 This sounded like a reasonable assertion, one that makes a certain amount of sense in retrospect: any description of something will typically use more general terms.

All Roads Lead to “Philosophy”

Following that idea will eventually lead… somewhere. It also sounded like an idea that would be easily examinable with basic client-side scripting tools, using the Wikipedia API and a good graphing package. I put something together here based on JQuery and the JavaScript InfoViz Toolkit. It makes use of the HTML5 <canvas> element, so support for Internet Explorer is provided by the Google excanvas package.

I still have a lot of tweaking to do but the results so far are pretty nice. Multiple titles can be added using a comma-separated list. There are some circumstances where a loop is detected up the chain. Philosophy. Modern Political Philosophy. Rhetoric and Philosophy II. Chart.html. Western Philosophy. Philosophy of mind.

Philosophy of science. History of Philosophy, Definitions, Concepts. Information Philosopher - Introduction. Introduction The Information Philosopher has established that quantum mechanics and thermodynamics play a central role in the creation of all things.

Information Philosopher - Introduction

This finding has enormous implications for philosophy and metaphysics. Instead of a closed universe that is winding down deterministically from an initial state of high information, we find the universe is open and increasing information indeterministically from an initial state of relatively high entropy and low information. Information is being continuously created in the universe, not least by human beings who are just learning that they are part of the cosmic creative process. An open indeterministic universe with increasing information suggests three testable philosophical ideas: a model for free will and creativity that may satisfy determinists and libertarians a value system based on providential processes in the universe an epistemological explanation of knowledge formation and communication. The Philosophers' Magazine Online.

A magazine of ideas.