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This group is for everyone curious about the history and philosophy of science, regardless of previous knowledge. A great introduction to the principles of scientific thinking is given by Richard Feynman in the videos Why Science Works and Doubt. A great resource for logic, critical thinking and philosophy of science is the Critical Thinker Academy.

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  • July 19 · 9:00 PM

    Critical Thinking and Freedom of Speech

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    This time, we'll discuss the importance of critical thinking for human civilisation, and the importance of freedom of speech for critical thinking. Freedom of speech is... Learn more

  • July 5 · 9:00 PM

    The History of Eugenics

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    This time, we'll take a look at the history of eugenics to see what we can learn about the nature and value of scientific consensus. As always, no previous knowledge is... Learn more

  • June 21 · 9:00 PM

    How Unlikely Are Unicorns?

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  • May 10 · 9:00 PM

    The Probability Calculus

    5 Science Lovers | 5.00

    This time, we'll take a look at probability calculus. Probability calculus is a set of rules to determine how the probabilities of various propositions relate to each... Learn more

  • April 12 · 9:00 PM

    The Discovery of Vaccination

    5 Science Lovers

    This time, we will take a look at how Edward Jenner discovered vaccination. It is a fascinating story, and there is a great introductory TED-video: https://... Learn more

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