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- Act 46 and Democracy
- Science vs. Philosophy
- Complementarity and Civility
- Copenhagen – the play
- Responses from Lucy and Zac
- Questions for Zac and Lucy
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
- Illusion of Explanatory Depth
- 2008 Financial Crisis: What can we learn?
- 2008 Financial Crisis: What happened?
- Free Speech Pioneers
- Bennington Battle Day
- Zac Mayo for House
- Open Meeting Law
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- Learning about town government
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Introduction to this blog
Category Archives: Knowledge
What is the difference between science and philosophy? My last two posts (here and here) touched on themes involving both science and philosophy. And that got me thinking about the relationship between science and philosophy. I don’t hold myself out … Continue reading
Zac Mayo introduced me to the concept of the “illusion of explanatory depth” (IOED): Most people feel they understand the world with far greater detail, coherence, and depth than they really do. For example, how well do you feel you … Continue reading
The image to the left is a birthday card. Inside the card it says: Don’t worry… It will make more sense after you start drinking. I am reminded of something Richard Feynman said. Richard Feynman (1918-1988) won a Nobel prize … Continue reading