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Tim button, loving the universe

Tim button, loving the universe
Deepa Deepa 4 days, 13 hours ago
← Six concerts, and a few CDsPosted onbyPeter Smith I was having coffee this morning with Thomas Forster, and we were talking — as you do — about theories with a universal set, and the claim that (a version of) Church’s Theory with a universal set is...
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The stag hunt

The stag hunt
Krishna Krishna 20 November, 2018
Once I was a deer hunter ... with my photo cameraThere are several types of “games” like the Prisoner’s Dilemma. I discussed already the Prisoner’s Dilemma itself, the Tragedy of the Commons and the Chicken Game. To finish this mini-series about games I...
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The chicken game

The chicken game
Ashwini Ashwini 5 November, 2018
You are driving on a narrow road. You are driving fast, for you are late. Then you see a car coming from the other direction, also driving fast. What will you do? Of course, you don’t need to think about it. You slow down and you swerve. Probably the ot...
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Global warming and the prisoner’s dilemma

Global warming and the prisoner’s dilemma
Ava Ava 29 October, 2018
You and your partner in crime are in custody. You are kept in separate cells and cannot talk with each other. Of course, you both will try to minimize your sentence if convicted, and the sentence of each of you will depend on whether or not you confess ...
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Ifl2: the introductory chapters yet again

Ifl2: the introductory chapters yet again
Krishna Krishna 27 October, 2018
← The Smetana Quartet play Prokofiev and ShostakovichIFL2: Propositional truth trees →Posted onbyPeter Smith I’ve been again tidying the first tranche of chapters of the second edition of my Introduction to Formal Logic. This time, in particular, I’ve ...
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Ifl2: propositional truth trees

Ifl2: propositional truth trees
Ashwini Ashwini 27 October, 2018
← IFL2: the introductory chapters yet againPosted onbyPeter Smith [Brought to front] I have been re-revising the revisions of the chapters on propositional trees for the second edition of An Introduction to Formal Logic. So, after an introductory Inter...
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Can people be trash?

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