Philosophia Ex Machina
"Be a philosopher, but amidst all your philosophy be still a man." - David Hume
Monday, April 21, 2014
The Singularity Is Not As Near As You Think (Pt.2)
In my previous post I examined Nicholas Agar's argument to the conclusion that there exists ...
Saturday, April 19, 2014
The Singularity Is Not As Near As You Think
Ray Kurzweil argues that work in artificial intelligence is not simply work done with the aim...
Sunday, March 30, 2014
The Book of Life: A Thought Experiment
"While browsing around the library one day, I notice an old dusty tome, quite large, entitled ‘Alvin I. Goldman.’ I take it from the ...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Dennett and the "Surely" Operator
In his Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking , Daniel Dennett writes: "When you'...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
On the Difference Between Writing Philosophy Clearly and Writing Accessibly
In his Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking , Daniel Dennett writes: Some philosophers think that using examples in their work i...
Saturday, February 8, 2014
A Bibliography of Racism
Overview of survey and study findings lifted from The New Jim Crow . I have lifted the relevant empirical claims and followed the bibliogra...
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Maeda's Influence on Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
Trying to find reliable information about the origins of any martial art is a difficult task. Hist...
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