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Taking the ringdown route to understanding the humans of science

What follows is an attempt to process and understand Cassandra Willyard’s post on Last Word on Nothing, about her preferring the humanised stories of science over the stories of the science itself (“Physics writers, this is how you nab the physics haters — human emotion”; my previous post on this is… 1,609 more words

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Scientism is a Non-Threat: Considering Susan Haack and the Role of Philosophy

“The school is in financial crisis,” reports a friend and emeritus professor as I take my seat at the table in the back corner of a campus coffee shop and bookstore. 1,251 more words

Philosophy

American Children Compared to Rest of World: Among Sickest and Most Vaccinated

October 5, 2017 1:31 pm

Every year, the President of the United States issues a proclamation in honor of Child Health Day (the first Monday of October), which in turn launches Children’s Health Month. 160 more words

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