In the post-replication-crisis world, people are increasingly arguing, that even applied people should actually know what they’re doing when they do what they call science. In this post I expand upon some points I made in… 1,522 more words
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Suppose ∇ is a derivative operator on the manifold M. Then there is a (unique) smooth tensor field Rabcd on M such that for all smooth fields ξb, 296 more words
Philosophy of Science is the study of the assumptions, foundations, and implications of natural science (which is usually taken to mean biology, chemistry, physics, earth science and astronomy, as opposed to social science which deals with human behaviour and society). 614 more words
This is the 7th and last part of a series adapted from my 2009 Bachelor’s Thesis in philosophy.
Part 1 introduced the series and its premise: there are two ways to look at the self — a scientific way and a traditional way — and transferring statements from one to the other has weird effects. 3,743 more words