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African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (ACEPS): launch announced

The African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (ACEPS) is housed in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Johannesburg. ACEPS fosters intra-African and global conversation in the areas of Epistemology and Philosophy of Science by bringing African insights, questions and values into meaningful conversation with other philosophical traditions. 158 more words

Philosophy Of Epidemiology - General

Process theory; generative epistemology; configurative ontology: notes on Cederman, part 1

I’ve recently had recommended to me the work of L.E. Cederman, who I’ve come to understand is a well-respected and significant figure in computational social science, especially agent based modeling. 1,463 more words

Science

I Have a Hard Time Summing Up My Science and Politics Beliefs Into a Slogan

From a half-joking, half-serious post of my own on Facebook:

“SCIENCE IS POLITICAL BECAUSE THERE’S LOT OF INFLUENCE BY POLITICAL AND POWERFUL CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS, BUT NOT PARTISAN. 300 more words

Thinking About Science

Peter S. Williams & Denis Alexander's Dialogue on Intelligent Design

In this post, I wanted to draw attention to a particular written dialogue between ID advocate/philosopher Peter S. Williams and biologist/ID critic, Denis Alexander. Both Williams and Alexander are committed Christians (Williams being one of the UK’s foremost Christian philosophers and Alexander being the director of the Faraday Institute for Religion and Science), so in terms of their broader worldviews, they have much in common. 385 more words

Philosophy Of Science

from factoids to theory

a new theory
if science, the life of facts, monotony,
cross-classified

dictation & sweet temper are as pale as
the mummified

non-betters, unmistakable spoons in the… 106 more words

Poetry

#Renaissance Woman Ushers in #Digital Renaissance #Leonardo #DaVinci @DigiLeaders

Here I am on Easter Sunday – photographed¬†by my theatrical friend who finds my way of presenting science ‘engaging’.

With this engagement in mind, I produced:- 131 more words

Digital Females

Notes on Aristotle's "Metaphysics" Book I

These are my notes on the first book of Aristotle’s Metaphysics.¬† They contain a few original thoughts, and should give you an idea as to whether you would like to read this work. 1,540 more words