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From Ignorant Militance to Militant Ignorance

I love this piece from ‘Why Model’ lecture by Joshua Epstein  To me, however, the most important contribution of the modeling enterprise–as distinct from any particular model, or modeling technique–is that it enforces a scientific habit of mind, which I would … Continue reading

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973): Art

‘Art is a lie that helps us see the truth’ Pablo Picasso See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pablo_Picasso

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Thinkers on Conflict: Philip Kitcher’s ‘Science, Truth and Democracy’

Philip Kitcher: (1947-present)   In his marvelous book Science, Truth and Democracy Philip Kitchen effectively also nails Post Modernist skepticism in relation to science. His ideas are foundational to the ‘modest realism’ which can help profoundly in conflict work. He … Continue reading

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