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BJPS Short Reads

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BJPS articles, but shorter. Also louder.
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Accuracy and Coherence
Accuracy and Coherence
David Thorstad asks if bounded agents can have both accuracy and coherence. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-2ba
11:31
October 03, 2022
What Cognitive Science Has Forgotten about Computation
What Cognitive Science Has Forgotten about Computation
Analog computation, properly understood, is the best candidate for characterizing neural computation, argues Corey J Maley. Read the essay here: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-29f.
09:34
September 11, 2022
The Perfect Time to Reform Peer Review
The Perfect Time to Reform Peer Review
Liam Kofi Bright and Remco Heesen ask how we determine what to pay attention to. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1SW
08:50
August 29, 2022
What If Light Doesn’t Exist?
What If Light Doesn’t Exist?
Mario Hubert on how an investigation of the initial-value problem challenges our view of electromagnetism. Read the essay here: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-22Z
07:26
August 22, 2022
Haecceitism, Rigid Designation, and Thermodynamic Equilibrium
Haecceitism, Rigid Designation, and Thermodynamic Equilibrium
Michael te Vrugt asks if exchanging two indistinguishable particles changes anything. Read the essay here: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-22Z
09:25
May 02, 2022
How to Open Two Locks with One Key
How to Open Two Locks with One Key
Eddy Keming Chen offers a new solution to the puzzles of time’s arrow and quantum ontology. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-20r.
08:01
March 23, 2022
Why History Matters in Biology
Why History Matters in Biology
Justin Garson on the study of mechanisms and the study of history. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1LN.
10:08
March 10, 2022
Mind the Gap
Mind the Gap
Elanor Taylor on what makes a good explanation. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1IZ
06:58
March 04, 2022
Blurring the Line between Laws and Initial Conditions
Blurring the Line between Laws and Initial Conditions
Caspar Jacobs on what's wrong with the pristine interpretation. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1TD
08:49
February 23, 2022
Why 'Not'?
Why 'Not'?
Luca Incurvati and Giorgio Sbardolini on the evolution of negation. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1TT.
09:34
February 14, 2022
On the Limits of Scientific Objectivity
On the Limits of Scientific Objectivity
Richard Healey on whether there are objective facts in the quantum world.  Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1SZ.
09:48
February 07, 2022
Tune in and Find Out
Tune in and Find Out
Florian J. Boge explains why it may be epistemically acceptable to tune models for experimental analysis. Read essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1U9.
06:56
January 30, 2022
Models of Scientific Explanation and Inference to the Best Explanation
Models of Scientific Explanation and Inference to the Best Explanation
Yunus Prasetya on what substantive accounts of explanation say about inference to the best explanation. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1Rd
09:44
November 22, 2021
Digital Humanities and the Philosophy of Science
Digital Humanities and the Philosophy of Science
Oliver M Lean, Luca Rivelli, and Charles H Pence on what philosophers can learn from a ‘distant reading’ of science journals. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1Ql
07:42
November 11, 2021
Against Authorship
Against Authorship
Josh Habgood-Coote on whether authorship is an obstacle to recognising the division of labour in science. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1NS
09:41
November 11, 2021
COVID-19, Induction, and Social Epistemology
COVID-19, Induction, and Social Epistemology
Igor Douven on evolutionary modelling and trust in science. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1No
08:13
November 11, 2021
Does Economics Need Micro-foundations?
Does Economics Need Micro-foundations?
Nadia Ruiz and Armin W Schulz offer a complexity-based reconceptualization of the debate. Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-1J4
08:33
November 11, 2021