Monthly Archives: February 2013

Philosophy of science as a tool for change

Welcome to the Wednesday link-dump, brought to you by the question that kept coming up over and over this past week in Pittsburgh and New York:¬†How can philosophy make a difference? On Saturday, some of the editors at The American … Continue reading

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On Love, Fermi Problems, and Scientific Reasoning

This week, This American Life ran a Valentine’s Day show. It opened with a story about some Harvard physicists who set out to calculate the odds of finding a girlfriend in the Boston area. I have heard this story before, … Continue reading

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