Einstein has recently been proven right (once again) about his physics. But was he too hasty about his metaphysics?
The social sciences have an ethics problem: they have so far failed to develop a satisfactory theory of ethical life.
The demarcation problem: literature vs erotica edition.
Not a particularly good article, but the point about the “naturalness” of atheism, historically speaking, is interesting.
You Could Look It Up: a history of reference works from the code of Hammurabi to Wikipedia.
How (not) to pick an argument. Unless you really want to piss someone off.
The amount of energy necessary to refute bullshit is an order of magnitude bigger than to produce it. Which happens to be an increasingly big problem for scientific publication ethics.
Categories: Plato's Suggestions