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I Need A Speech Bubble To Appear Over My Head When I Talk So I Can Diagram the Bayesian Uncertainty In My Statements

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Structuralism is like, “I miss the good old days.” Post-structuralism is like, “Which good old days are you talking about? Are you talking about the good old days when blacks were slaves? or the good old days when women couldn’t … Continue reading

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The history of philosophy is to a great extent that of a … clash of human temperaments. Undignified as such a treatment may seem to some of my colleagues, I shall … take account of this clash and explain … … Continue reading

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Among 19th century philosophers, Arthur Schopenhauer was among the first to contend that at its core, the universe is not a rational place. … Often considered to be a thoroughgoing pessimist, Schopenhauer in fact advocated ways — via artistic, moral … Continue reading

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Topology as a tool for Postmodern Philosophy

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Is it possible to describe Human Beings with Mathematics?

isomorphisms: I hope that one day people will figure out the “perfect formula” for a constitution (balanced incentives / structure). gsx002: I doubt it. Formulas belong to the math and logic realm. isomorphisms: There is some logic to human interactions. … Continue reading

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Without science, explaining why there is something rather than nothing requires explaining every leaf, rock, beetle and star. Cosmology and evolutionary theory pare the explanation requirement down … we might have to explain only a physical law or three, and … Continue reading

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