A view from the periphery on the tribal self-validation of academic cliques. Continue reading The Tribal Self-Validation of Academic Cliques
Does the social (and psychological) context of science and technology fundamentally inhibit the free exploration and development of new modes of thought ? Continue reading Conceptual Homeostasis
The unfolding patterns, exploratory revelations and emergent complexity of Artificial Intelligence may not ultimately reveal itself to be as useful to us as we (and all our aspirations) turn out to be to it. Continue reading An Autonomous Science ?
A (perceived) ethical void in the bare-metal mechanisms of pure mathematical and statistical Reason generates that ideological and cultural reflex we see all around us as intransigent denial of demonstrable and provable facts. Continue reading Science, Philosophy and Human Fallibility
…we are living in an accelerating moment in which the sane and rational present paradigm might become the quaint or absurdly inconsistent (or at least incomplete) assumption of an earlier era… Continue reading Deep Dive