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Stupid but not incorrigible

August 5, 2011

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On several occasions Dawkins has used the example of an originally random string that rapidly becomes a recognisable sentence so long as any random changes in the string that are in accord with the predetermined sentence are retained. He uses the example to talk about random evolution leading to adaptive function thanks to selection. Together […]

In a Mirror, Darkly – another outline

October 8, 2010

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During the course of working on my book I have written a couple of outlines that bear witness to how the project has slowly changed. The latest outline is likely to be close to the final version as more than half the book is now written. Those who have seen the previous outlines will see […]

Another plethora of presentations

September 20, 2010

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Well, that was fun but exhausting. The Kazimierz workshop is over for another year and I have also just finished attending the language meeting in Warsaw. In between the two of them, it was a non-stop eight days of talks. It seems that Marcin and I have got the workshop organisation thing to the point […]

Review of Epistemology and Emotions

July 9, 2010

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My review of Epistemology and Emotions edited by Brun, Doguoglu and Kuenzle is now out in the most recent issue of International Studies in Philosophy of Science. While not definitive, the volume is quite interesting and makes a number of valuable points. I spend much of my review, however, picking apart an article by Peter […]

In the works

January 27, 2010

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I have been working on the much delayed habilitationschrift recently but, also, have been writing a few other things that are tied to the book and are responding to things others have written. One thing I have mentioned is a Behavioral and Brain Sciences commentary on an article by Ryan McKay and Dan Dennett concerning […]

The Evolution, Cooperation and Rationality meeting

September 22, 2009

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I have to say that I am a little disappointed with the conference in Bristol. I guess I had very high expectations, which the conference only partially managed to satisfy (it was still quite a valuable meeting for me, nonetheless). I will start by focussing on the highlights before moving on to what I found […]

The ESPP talk

September 1, 2009

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Here are the slides for the ESPP talk on Evolution, generative entrenchment and bounded rationality. I have already blogged how it went in my previous entry.

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