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His­tory & Philos­o­phy of Science

TagLast edit: 3 Jan 2023 19:22 UTC by Eleni Angelou

History & Philosophy of Science (HPS) encompasses the integrated study of the history and philosophy of science. It breaks down into general HPS which is concerned with questions about the nature of science and scientific development, e.g., what is a scientific law?, and HPS of individual sciences which focuses on the specific agenda of a science e.g., history and philosophy of biology.

The spe­cial na­ture of spe­cial relativity

adamShimi9 Jan 2023 17:30 UTC
37 points
1 comment3 min readLW link
(epistemologicalvigilance.substack.com)

Book Re­view: Wor­lds of Flow

remember16 Jan 2023 20:17 UTC
83 points
3 comments9 min readLW link

Shot­gun Book Re­views: Against Method, The Knowl­edge Ma­chine and Un­der­stand­ing Nature

adamShimi14 Mar 2022 8:13 UTC
28 points
2 comments8 min readLW link

Re­plac­ing Nat­u­ral Interpretations

adamShimi16 Mar 2022 13:05 UTC
16 points
0 comments7 min readLW link

Pro­duc­tive Mis­takes, Not Perfect Answers

adamShimi7 Apr 2022 16:41 UTC
97 points
11 comments6 min readLW link

Levels of Pluralism

adamShimi27 Jul 2022 9:35 UTC
34 points
0 comments14 min readLW link

For­mal­iza­tion as sus­pen­sion of intuition

adamShimi11 Dec 2022 15:16 UTC
54 points
18 comments1 min readLW link
(epistemologicalvigilance.substack.com)

Proof as mere strong evidence

adamShimi14 Dec 2022 8:56 UTC
28 points
16 comments2 min readLW link
(epistemologicalvigilance.substack.com)

Lost in In­no­va­tion: The Case of Phlogiston

adamShimi20 Jan 2023 12:19 UTC
15 points
5 comments4 min readLW link
(epistemologicalvigilance.substack.com)

Scien­tific Wrestling: Beyond Pas­sive Hy­poth­e­sis-Testing

adamShimi7 Mar 2022 12:01 UTC
43 points
6 comments8 min readLW link

What does it mean to “trust sci­ence”?

jasoncrawford16 Aug 2023 14:56 UTC
34 points
9 comments1 min readLW link
(rootsofprogress.org)

A So­cial His­tory of Truth

Vaniver31 Jul 2023 22:49 UTC
64 points
2 comments13 min readLW link

Depen­dency Tree For The Devel­op­ment Of Plate Tectonics

Elizabeth5 Oct 2022 22:40 UTC
38 points
3 comments4 min readLW link
(acesounderglass.com)

Why wasn’t preser­va­tion with the goal of po­ten­tial fu­ture re­vival started ear­lier in his­tory?

Andy_McKenzie16 Jan 2024 16:15 UTC
31 points
1 comment6 min readLW link

Physics is Ul­ti­mately Subjective

Gordon Seidoh Worley14 Jul 2023 22:19 UTC
5 points
34 comments3 min readLW link

Epistemic Arte­facts of (con­cep­tual) AI al­ign­ment research

19 Aug 2022 17:18 UTC
30 points
1 comment5 min readLW link

Paradigms and The­ory Choice in AI: Adap­tivity, Econ­omy and Control

particlemania28 Aug 2023 22:19 UTC
4 points
0 comments16 min readLW link

[Question] Book recom­men­da­tions for the his­tory of ML?

Eleni Angelou28 Dec 2022 23:50 UTC
2 points
2 comments1 min readLW link

Who or­dered al­ign­ment’s ap­ple?

Eleni Angelou28 Aug 2022 4:05 UTC
6 points
3 comments3 min readLW link

It’s (not) how you use it

Eleni Angelou7 Sep 2022 17:15 UTC
8 points
1 comment2 min readLW link

Align­ment’s phlo­gis­ton

Eleni Angelou18 Aug 2022 22:27 UTC
10 points
2 comments2 min readLW link

There is no royal road to alignment

Eleni Angelou18 Sep 2022 3:33 UTC
4 points
2 comments3 min readLW link

Against the weird­ness heuristic

Eleni Angelou2 Oct 2022 19:41 UTC
17 points
3 comments2 min readLW link

Mus­ings on Cargo Cult Consciousness

Gareth Davidson25 Jan 2024 23:00 UTC
−14 points
9 comments16 min readLW link

The Quan­tum Wave Func­tion is Re­lated to a Philos­o­phy Concept

Richard Aragon20 Apr 2023 3:16 UTC
−11 points
3 comments6 min readLW link

The Many Sto­ries of Science

amayhew29 Apr 2023 16:49 UTC
3 points
0 comments2 min readLW link
(naiveskepticblog.wordpress.com)

Nei­ther Coper­ni­cus, Gal­ileo, nor Ke­pler had proof

Meow P22 Nov 2023 18:41 UTC
4 points
10 comments1 min readLW link
(www.cricetuscricetus.co.uk)

Napoleon stole the Ro­man In­qui­si­tion archives and in­ves­ti­gated the Gal­ileo case

Meow P27 Nov 2023 9:41 UTC
−3 points
0 comments1 min readLW link
(www.cricetuscricetus.co.uk)
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