Tag Archives: Keith Stanovich

Neurathian Bootstrap

Someone asked: “Those of you standing on higher ground, what are you standing on now?” And I answered, that apart from the Welsh Mountains of my mind: Neurathian bootstrap Neurath’s boat is a simile used in anti-foundational accounts of knowledge, … Continue reading

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A New Moral Combo Sandwich of Stanovich, Kahneman, Haidt and Greene

Three thinkers have especially influenced my conflict thinking in recent years: Keith Stanovich for his work on the impact of our conscious and unconscious thinking processes. The latter he sees are often largely installed by genetic drives and the mental … Continue reading

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Identifying and Avoiding Contaminated Mindware: Keith Stanovich

I have always found the work of Canadian psychologist Keith Stanovich useful in my conflict research and my friend John recently posted this on his site dedicated to Keith’s work and it then links into an article by Jamie Hale from … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things that Intelligence Tests Miss: Keith Stanovich’s Insights that Also Help in Conflict

There is a great quote from Keith Stanovich in David Brooks book ‘The Social Animal’ that I am reading which lists certain mental dispositions that contribute to real world performance from Keith’s book ‘What Intelligence Tests Miss’. I have converted … Continue reading

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The Republican Party’s Denial of Reality aka Top Ten Tips on GOP Dysrationality

As humans, we have evolved the most incredible ability to imagine things being different from how they are. It was has enabled us to plan and implement huge civilization sized projects, create agriculture, industry and science, huge cities and infrastructure. … Continue reading

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Conflict: Top Ten Contemporary Thinkers Behind This Blog

I thought it would be fun to list out some of the contemporary intellectual thinkers who have fed the thinking of this blog, in roughly the order I discovered them and started using their approaches in this context: William Ury*, … Continue reading

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