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Here is an excerpt from my latest 3QD essay: “To attempt an understanding of understanding, I think it might make sense to situate our verbal forms of knowledge-generation in the wider world of knowing: a world that includes the forms … Continue reading
Here’s the intro to my latest 3QD essay: I’ve always had a problem with the word ‘nature’. It seems to serve as a label for multiple, mutually inconsistent notions. This in itself is not a reason to dislike a word … Continue reading
For my latest 3QD post, I expanded on my answer to a Quora question: Is neuroscience ruining the humanities? Here’s an excerpt: “Neuroscience is ruining the humanities”. This was the provocative title of a recent article by Arthur Krystal in … Continue reading
My latest 3QD post is up. This time I’m talking about symmetry and its relationship with science. Here’s a snippet: Attitudes toward science in the public sphere occupy an interesting spectrum. At one extreme there are the cheerleaders — those who … Continue reading
Here’s the intro to my latest blog post at 3 Quarks Daily. “The osmosis of neuroscience into popular culture is neatly symbolized by a phenomenon I recently chanced upon: neurochemical-inspired jewellery. It appears there is a market for silvery pendants … Continue reading