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Epistemology

The Darkness of Knowing

It is unlikely to be a popular or perhaps particularly useful philosophical reflection but, as it turns out, many of the questions of complexity, complex self-organisation systems and the underlying logical discontinuities by which emergence and self-propagation occur and persistently manifest are not a difference in kind but of degree to the ways in which […]

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culture

Cumulative Cultural Evolution

Cultural change is cumulative self-gravitation.

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culture

The Tribal Self-Validation of Academic Cliques

A view from the periphery on the tribal self-validation of academic cliques.

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culture Philosophy Science

Simple Truths and Complex Facts

What is the value of truth ?