Reading suggestions

Philosophy Chunk #8

Here is some more stuff to read:

Here is some piece by Massimo Pigliucci about mathematical platonism, a position that never made sense to me. I just downloaded the paper by Carlo Rovelli.

One more on mathematical Platonism

There is a new website that provides a feed of articles published in philosophical journals. It is called The Philosophy Paperboy.

The Philosophy Paperboy

Ever head of Roger Penrose? He has some crazy theories about consciousness. But he seems to be an interesting person, at least in interviews.

Roger Penrose On Why Consciousness Does Not Compute

Have fun!

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Philosophy Chunks #6

Here are some reading suggestions for you:

Learning styles are a neurobiological myth, it seems:

No evidence to back idea of learning styles

 

Karl Popper has still some things to teach us. For example how we handle the science vs. relativism debate:

In Search of a Better World: Karl Popper on Truth vs. Certainty and the Dangers of Relativism

 

Great, long and fascinating feature about Daniel Dennett:

DANIEL DENNETT’S SCIENCE OF THE SOUL

 

Can academics influence public opinion? If they start to do it they may:

Academics can change the world – if they stop talking only to their peers

 

Why do we believe in obvious untruths? Answer: The distribution of knowledge:

Why We Believe Obvious Untruths

 

Have fun getting a bit smarter!