Rationality: Territory & Maps

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Every week on Saturday

60 Wall Street Atrium

60 Wall St · New York, NY

How to find us

Look for a group of 20-40 people in the Atrium.

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Details

I will be interviewing Jacob Falkovich who writes putanumonit.com on Rationality: Territory & Maps. We will be addressing the following questions. I recommend reading up the links to get most out of this conversation on methods of thinking.

1) Why do you call your blog PutaNumOnIt?
https://putanumonit.com/2015/11/03/002-credo/
2) Can you please talk about Rationality in terms of territory and maps?
https://putanumonit.com/2018/09/23/territory-and-the-maps/
3) What are the three kinds of Epistemologies or methods of thinking that Scott Alexander talks about?
https://slatestarcodex.com/2013/08/06/on-first-looking-into-chapmans-pop-bayesianism/
4) What are the two aspects of rationality, epistemic and instrumental, and how are they related?
https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/RcZCwxFiZzE6X7nsv/what-do-we-mean-by-rationality
5) How do you put a number on things concerning people where it is hard to do it? Why do it when it is so hard?
https://slatestarcodex.com/2013/05/02/if-its-worth-doing-its-worth-doing-with-made-up-statistics
6) What’s your take on Jordan Peterson?
https://putanumonit.com/2018/03/03/jordan-peterson/

And much more. Don’t miss it.

We will be joined by 20+ members of other conversation groups.