Monthly Archives: May 2015

Inventing an algebraic knot theory for eight year olds (IV)

Equations Here is a quote that captures the ethos against which our maths club militates: We take other men’s knowledge and opinions upon trust; which is an idle and superficial learning. We must make them our own. We are just … Continue reading

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Inventing an algebraic knot theory for eight year olds (III)

Unlike previous posts, this one precedes the math club meeting. The reason is that we need to tighten some loose ends in our emerging knot theory notation. The first two meetings (I and II) were all about exploring knots and ways to describe them using … Continue reading

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Chalmers’s Digital Radio

In previous posts I gave arguments against the apparently widely held belief, at least amongst readers of this blog, that all mental states and phenomena, consciousness in particular, are reducible to computational processes in the brain: computationalism. Whether this is … Continue reading

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