Dr. John Shook discusses the importance and relevance of the Philosophy of Science.
Dr. John Shook
received his PhD in philosophy at Buffalo. He was a professor of philosophy at Oklahoma State University from 2000 to 2006. He then left OSU to become Research Associate in Philosophy, and Instructor of Science Education, at the University at Buffalo. He teaches courses for the entirely online Science and the Public EdM program at Buffalo. He has also worked with several secular organizations, including the Center for Inquiry, the American Humanist Association, the Institute for Humanist Studies, the Humanist Institute, and the Society of Humanist Philosophers. http://shook.pragmatism.org/
Philosophy of Science discussion.
Critical thinking skills
The great unification https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYz_kQ7UkY8
And then pragmatism
Deepak and book sales. Interests other than naturalism or pragmatism. Don’t care about science.
Neil deGrasse Tyson and philosophy
New atheism explained
Limitations of science and the scientific method
Materials, methods and mechanisms
Test for coherence http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criteria_of_truth
What is the causal “go”
Cochrane reviews and the philosophy of science
Science communication (“know your audience”)
Beer: Magic Hat no.9
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WOD: Yankovic! Check out Weird Al’s new album and videos.
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