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Big data and their epistemological challenge [editor letter]
It is estimated that humanity accumulated 180 EB of data between the invention of writing and 2006. Between 2006 and 2011, the total grew ten times and reached 1,600 EB. This figure is now expected to grow fourfold ...
Kierkegaard and the problem of special relationships : Ferreira, Krishek and the 'God filter'
Kierkegaard’s Works of Love has often been accused of being unable to deal adequately with ‘special relationships’. This debate has re-emerged in a fresh form in a recent disagreement in the secondary literature between ...
Enhancing Inclusivity in the Higher Education Discussion Group: : Strategies for Employability, Internationalisation and Assessment in a UK University
(Tata Institute of Social Sciences., 2012-09-01)
The concept of compassion and its role in building co-operative societies is being researched across disciplines - anthropology, clinical psychology, group psychotherapy, neuroscience. Education appears to stand aloof from ...
Turing's three philosophical lessons and the philosophy of information
In this article, I outline the three main philosophical lessons that we may learn from Turing's work, and how they lead to a new philosophy of information. After a brief introduction, I discuss his work on the method of ...
Philosophy and the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2012-07)
Investigates some intriguing philosophical questions via the popular Hitchhiker books by Douglas Adams
The Programming Historian
The Programming Historian is an online, open access, peer reviewed suite of tutorials that help humanists learn a wide range of digital tools, techniques, and workflows to facilitate their research. Tutorials provide ...
How to think about informal proofs
It is argued in this study that (i) progress in the philosophy of mathematical practice requires a general positive account of informal proof; (ii) the best candidate is to think of informal proofs as arguments that depend ...
Why don't synaesthetic colours adapt away?
Synaesthetes persistently perceive certain stimuli as systematically accompanied by illusory colours, even though they know those colours to be illusory. This appears to contrast with cases where a subject's colour vision ...
Truly enactive emotion
Any adequate account of emotion must accommodate the fact that emotions, even those of the most basic kind, exhibit intentionality as well as phenomenality. This article argues that a good place to start in providing such ...
Time, emotion, and depression
I examine several aspects of the experience of time in depression and in the experience of different emotions. Both phenomenological and experimental studies show that depressed subjects have a slowed experience of time ...