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  • What’s so Good about a Wise and Knowledgeable Public? (2012)

    Abstract: Philosophers have been concerned for some time with the epistemic caliber of the general public, qua the body that is, ultimately, tasked with political decision-making in democratic societies. Unfortunately, the empirical data paint a pretty dismal picture here, indicating that the public...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Open-mindedness and Intellectual Humility (2012)

    Abstract: Among those who regard open-mindedness as a virtue, there is dispute over whether the trait is essentially an attitude toward particular beliefs or toward oneself as a believer. I defend William Hare’s account of open-mindedness as a first-order attitude toward one’s beliefs and critique Peter...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • The Power of Predictive Wisdom: Making Precision Predictions in an Uncertain World (2012)

    Stock Market Randomness Theory under Serious Challenge A Synopsis of The Power of Predictive Wisdom: Making Precision Predictions in an Uncertain World by Dr. Qingsong Zhang, PhD A conventional wisdom in the financial world claims that the stock market is governed by laws of uncertainty and randomness...
    (My publication) Posted by: kingdomofwise
  • "From Promised Land to Reconciled Cosmos: Paul's Translation of 'Worldview,' 'Worldstory,' and 'Worldperson'" (2011)

    Although in a selection of biblical and theological essays, my contribution is on Paul as a major contributor to the subsequent shape of western thought and society. The central puzzle of Paul's life is how this zealous Pharisee obsessed with land, city and temple never refers to them again (or only...
    (My publication) Posted by: Mark
  • A Rational Heuristic Model of Economic Decision-Making (2011)

    By Anna Grandori A conspicuous ‘hole’ lies between the ‘rational-choice’ paradigm and the ‘behavioral decision-making’ paradigm. The ‘missing model’ is ‘heuristic’ (research-based) yet ‘rational’ (non-biasing): a set of methods for the logically sound discovery and design of economic actions, options...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: Anna Gomberg
  • Profiting with Honor: Cicero’s Vision of Leadership (2011)

    By George Bragues This article attempts to uncover the relevance of Cicero’s thought to present-day management through an analysis of his last philosophical study, On Duties. Applying a methodology grounded in Socratic skepticism, Cicero synthesizes the Stoics and Aristotle to create his own moral theory...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: Anna Gomberg
  • Wisdom of Crowds Versus Wisdom of Linguists: Measuring the Semantic Relatedness of Words (2010)

    by Torsten Zesch and Iryna Gurevych In this article, we present a comprehensive study aimed at computing semantic relatedness of word pairs. We analyze the performance of a large number of semantic relatedness measures proposed in the literature with respect to different experimental conditions, such...
    (My publication) Posted by: Anna Gomberg
  • Predicting Persuasion-Induced Behavior Change from the Brain (2010)

    By Emily B. Falk, Elliot T. Berkman, Traci Mann, Brittany Harrison, and Matthew D. Lieberman "Although persuasive messages often alter people's self-reported attitudes and intentions to perform behaviors, these self-reports do not necessarily predict behavior change. We demonstrate that neural...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • Selective Changes in Thin Spine Density and Morphology in Monkey Prefrontal Cortex Correlate with Aging-Related Cognitive Impairment (2010)

    By Dani Dumitriu, Jiandong Hao, Yuko Hara, Jeffrey Kaufmann, William G. M. Janssen, Wendy Lou, Peter R. Rapp, and John H. Morrison Age-associated memory impairment (AAMI) occurs in many mammalian species, including humans. In contrast to Alzheimer’s disease (AD), in which circuit disruption occurs through...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: Cait
  • Wisdom mathematics (2010)

    What implications does wisdom-inquiry have for mathematics? Is not mathematics an especially secure branch of knowledge, immune to any changes that may be brought about by moving from knowledge-inquiry to wisdom-inquiry? All the well-known views that construe mathematics as a body of knowledge fail,...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
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