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Thinking in Bets

Beliefs are bets on the future.

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Published on Aug 06, 2021

Why saying I don't know is a key to success - Poker champion Annie Duke

We have to embrace uncertainty. We have been taught that "I don't know" as a bad state of mind. But in most case it is an accurate model of the world. The more accurate our maps are, the better our decision making.

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Published on Aug 06, 2021

Confirmation Bias

Confirmation bias is the tendency to...

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Published on Aug 06, 2021

Self-Serving Bias

Self-Serving bias is a cognitive process to maintain a favorable perseption of oneself. We tend to associate our good outcomes to our actions - but bad outcomes we attribute it to external factors. Eg. I got a 90% is maths because I studied hard - but I got a 20% in english because my teacher hates me.

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Published on Aug 06, 2021

Risk Schmisk - Annie Duke

Expected Value: Theoretical net positive or negative of a given event over time.

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Published on Aug 06, 2021

Intuition in Philosophy

Intuition in philosophy is "an indirect way to grasp knowledge and morality". You intuitively know if an action is right or wrong - even though you can't work out why.

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Published on Aug 03, 2021

Epistemology

Epistemology means the theory of knowledge. Main questions in Epistemology are...

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Published on Aug 03, 2021

Introduction to Epistemology

Epistemology means the theory of knowledge or study of knowledge. Main questions in Epistemology are...

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Published on Aug 03, 2021

Epistemology - Introduction to Theory of Knowledge

There is a difference between knowing and believing...

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Published on Aug 03, 2021