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Can Human Beings Understand the Universe?
NOTICE THE DATE. There is no meeting on Feb 12th, this is for February 19th. On the one hand, we have the skeptical arguments to the effect that "we ought not claim to... Learn more
Molyneux's Problem: Brains, Minds, Synesthesia & Experimental Philosophy
"Suppose a man born blind, and now adult, and taught by his touch to distinguish between a cube and a sphere of the same metal, and nighly of the same bigness, so as to... Learn more
Trolleyology & Moral Reasoning - Joshua Greene's Moral Tribes
This week we will discuss the influential thought experiment which has come to be known as "The Trolley Problem" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Trolley_Problem and... Learn more
PtE: Transhumanism, AI, Nanotech, & Space Travel
This week we will have a lively discussion of some of the topics which fall under the title of "Transhumanism", including: Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology,... Learn more
Criticizing "Critical Thinking"
Last week we examined a few of the positives of "Critical Thinking", attempting to define it and share a few of our favorite tools. Most basically, we were viewing... Learn more
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