Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Call for contributions...

You might know about The Reasoner: a free, online, monthly report based in Kent, on what's new and exciting in all things reasoning.

Contributors are mathematicians, philosophers, computer scientists, and anything in between -- it's a publication that recognizes the existence and importance of inter-disciplinary work. And, a few current and former members of the Centre are members of the editorial board.

I encourage all of us to consider, in those spare and quiet moments, submitting a short piece (100 - 1000 words). It's an easy way to spend a few paragraphs perched on your favorite soap-box, in front of an eclectic international audience.

The latest issue opens with an interview with Luciano Floridi, and includes Jan Sprenger's report on the Evidence, Science and Public Policy conference held here back in March. Have a look.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Evolving Thoughts moves

My blog, Evolving Thoughts, is now here.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

New on PG: Punnett on Mendelism

PG released a nice HTML version today of Mendelism (1911) by the Cambridge biologist with the enshrined name, Reginald Crundall Punnett.
A curious thing in the history of human thought so far as literature reveals it to us is the strange lack of interest shown in one of the most interesting of all human relationships. Few if any of the more primitive peoples seem to have attempted to define the part played by either parent in the formation of the offspring ...