Saturday, January 22, 2011

Cognitive Science v. Neurobabble

Tyler Burge's NYTimes blog criticizing "neurobabble" may be generating fruitful discussions. See Davie Yoon's Blog Post
A similar challenge to neuroscience was made some years ago in a less provocative way by Margaret Boden in vol. 2 of Mind as Machine pp. 1227-1228 (Oxford: Clarendon Press 2006).
Boden's criticism inspired some of my own.


The dynamic evidence page
It's here: the law of evidence on Spindle Law. See also this post and this post.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Credibility decomposed

For an entertaining explanation, use the Firefox browser to go here. (If you're game, you will have to accept a plug-in.)