9 notes tagged with "epistemology"


Epistemic Trespassing

When someone judges/gives opinion on matters outside their area of expertise. Eg. A football star talking about a political situation.

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Published on Oct 15, 2022

Clarity is Dangerous

The feeling of clarity(or "I get it") is dangerous. Once you get that feeling, you think you know enough - and that will end further learning. Its a thought killing heuristic.

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Published on Feb 17, 2022

Good Epistemic Habits

Instead of talking only about things that you are convinced about, talk also about things that you believe along with the path you took to arrive at your belief. You should convey your uncertainty in the belief if you have some.

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Published on Sep 02, 2021

Bayesian Epistemology

Beliefs should have a defined degree of certainity rather than a binary true/false(like in classical Epistemology).

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Published on Aug 31, 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

Neuroscience of Creativity, Perception, and Confirmation Bias

All behavior is to reduce uncertainty - uncertainty brings stress.

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Published on Jul 29, 2021