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Epistemic Review

TagLast edit: 15 Apr 2020 20:34 UTC by Raemon

Epistemic Reviews take a closer look at an existing publication – such as a book, paper or blogpost – and evaluate whether its claims are true.

What Comes After Epistemic Spot Checks?

Elizabeth22 Oct 2019 17:00 UTC
118 points
9 comments3 min readLW link1 nomination
(acesounderglass.com)

[Question] How did academia en­sure pa­pers were cor­rect in the early 20th Cen­tury?

Ben Pace29 Dec 2018 23:37 UTC
99 points
17 comments2 min readLW link

[Question] Pop­u­lar pa­pers to be scru­ti­nized?

alyosha_the_pot14 Apr 2020 19:50 UTC
13 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

[Question] Is this vi­able physics?

Daniel Kokotajlo14 Apr 2020 19:29 UTC
59 points
26 comments1 min readLW link

ESC Pro­cess Notes: De­tail-Fo­cused Books

Elizabeth31 Dec 2019 22:00 UTC
26 points
5 comments3 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Epistemic Spot Check: A Guide To Bet­ter Move­ment (Todd Har­grove)

Elizabeth1 Jul 2017 5:20 UTC
15 points
7 comments5 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Break­ing Ques­tions Down

Elizabeth7 Jul 2020 18:10 UTC
30 points
1 comment1 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Mus­ings on LessWrong Peer Review

Raemon18 Mar 2018 21:47 UTC
47 points
23 comments5 min readLW link

2018 Re­view: Vot­ing Re­sults!

Ben Pace24 Jan 2020 2:00 UTC
134 points
60 comments6 min readLW link

Sen­tence by Sen­tence: “Why Most Pub­lished Re­search Find­ings are False”

AllAmericanBreakfast13 Aug 2020 6:51 UTC
22 points
5 comments47 min readLW link

What’s Wrong with So­cial Science and How to Fix It: Reflec­tions After Read­ing 2578 Papers

habryka12 Sep 2020 1:46 UTC
102 points
22 comments2 min readLW link
(fantasticanachronism.com)

Can we hold in­tel­lec­tu­als to similar pub­lic stan­dards as ath­letes?

ozziegooen7 Oct 2020 4:22 UTC
73 points
46 comments3 min readLW link

Epistemic Spot Check: Full Catas­tro­phe Liv­ing (Jon Ka­bat-Zinn)

Elizabeth29 Dec 2017 6:10 UTC
17 points
10 comments5 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Epistemic Spot Check: The Dorito Effect (Mark Schatzker)

Elizabeth3 Oct 2018 17:10 UTC
42 points
8 comments1 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Epistemic Spot Check: The Fate of Rome (Kyle Harper)

Elizabeth24 Aug 2019 21:40 UTC
39 points
3 comments5 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

How’s that Epistemic Spot Check Pro­ject Com­ing?

Elizabeth16 Dec 2019 22:50 UTC
39 points
16 comments4 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Cri­tiquing Gary Taubes, Part 1: Main­stream Nutri­tion Science on Obesity

ChrisHallquist25 Dec 2013 18:27 UTC
24 points
102 comments2 min readLW link

Cri­tiquing Gary Taubes, Part 2: Atk­ins Redux

ChrisHallquist30 Dec 2013 0:58 UTC
7 points
191 comments4 min readLW link

Cri­tiquing Gary Taubes, Part 3: Did the US Govern­ment Give Us Ab­surd Ad­vice About Su­gar?

ChrisHallquist30 Dec 2013 0:58 UTC
8 points
153 comments6 min readLW link
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