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The Bayesian solution to the preface paradox

In our previous post, we presented Kenny Easwaran’s vivid description of the paradox of the preface. Briefly, the paradox is this: when a scholar writes up an academic paper, he would like to believe that every claim or proposition in his paper is true. 375 more words

Bayesian Reasoning

The Paradox of the Preface

Kenny Easwaran, a philosopher at Texas A&M, recently published in the journal Nous this beautiful paper on Bayesian probabilities (hat tip: Brian Leiter). Among other things, Easwaran’s paper contains the best and most succinct explanation of the “ 220 more words

Bayesian Reasoning

Trials and Blessings - Lessons from Moving

Holy people live inside of a very creative tension that is held together by grace and compassion, never by logic alone”  (Richard Rohr in the… 972 more words

Living As Apprentices

Paradoxical values

Cover image by Nick-m-a on DeviantArt

Lately, my coaching has been pretty focused on Values. Today, I read this passage in the Co-Active Coaching book… 544 more words

Another Oldie from my #INFJ Sketch Book

This is another cartoon from my INFJ sketch book that I recently dug up (see my August 12 post). We INFJs are full of paradoxes. Hope you all have a nice weekend.

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College Life Paradoxes.

The usual life that we live trying to survive and graduate college brings with it many memorable experiences and many forgettable ones, Some of these experiences are so generic and baffling that they make us wonder. 383 more words

Paradox

I’ve always found the struggles of public figures and the public’s response to them fascinating; especially those who are born directly into wealthy noble families. 127 more words

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