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by Luke Muehlhauser on February 5, 2011 in News

Paper of the week: Bickle, “Real Reduction in Real Neuroscience.”

Richard Chappell summarizes the main points of one of the most important philosophical books of the past 50 years, Kripke’s Naming and Necessity.

A post I wrote for Less Wrong: The Urgent Meta-Ethics of Friendly Artificial Intelligence.

In case you didn’t notice, Alonzo Fyfe is back to semi-regular blogging at Atheist Ethicist.

John Danaher is doing a series covering the latest philosophical debate on miracles. And there was much rejoicing.

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josef johann February 5, 2011 at 5:43 am

I’m partial to this site: Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language Ultimate HomePage, which I think tears that book apart (in a good way!).

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Leomar February 5, 2011 at 9:20 am

Never interrupt Luke when he’s reading a book: http://bit.ly/igOevD

:-)

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juhou February 6, 2011 at 7:05 pm

By the way. Good book on participatory econ over here http://books.zcommunications.org/books/polpar.htm

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Reginald Selkirk February 10, 2011 at 2:28 pm

How Language Shapes Thought
by Lera Boroditsky
January 20, 2011

Appears in the February 2011 print edition of Scientific American

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