This paper distinguishes between five types of ‘misleading picture’, four of which Wittgenstein is concerned with in his later philosophy. First, pictures embedded in language (§2); second, pictures embedded in and about language (§3); third,
Jonathan BealeMy #review of Science Unlimited? The Challenges of Scientism, edited by Maarten Boudry and Massimo Pigliucci (University of Chicago Press, 2017), has just been published in the latest issue of Metascience: link.springer.com/article/10.100… #philosophy #philosophyofscience #scientism
This paper distinguishes between five types of ‘misleading picture’ with which Wittgenstein is concerned in his later philosophy. First, pictures embedded in language (§2); second, pictures embedded in and about language (§3); third, pictures about
An account of the concept of scientism and its relation with the concept of scientific imperialism, via a critical notice of two recent books: Maarten Boudry and Massimo Pigliucci (eds.), Science Unlimited? The Challenge of Scientism (University of
Jonathan BealeI've reviewed Maarten Boudry & Massimo Pigliucci (eds.), Science Unlimited? The Challenges of Scientism (Uni. Chicago Press, 2017), for #Metascience. Full text readable below.
Highly recommend this book: an excellent and fascinating study of #scientism.
The platform has been used to disrupt elections, disseminate propaganda and promote hate. Regular users should ask if they are implicated in these failings.
Jonathan BealeLike the author of this piece, S. Matthew Liao, I'm not going to leave Facebook, but here's an overview of some good reasons why we might consider doing so in terms of duties to others, rather than the far more commonly expressed set of duties to oneself.
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews is an electronic, peer-reviewed journal that publishes timely reviews of scholarly philosophy books.
Jonathan BealeMy co-edited volume w/Ian James Kidd, Wittgenstein and Scientism (@Routledge_Phil, 2017) has been reviewed by Anna Boncompagni for NDPR. It’s an insightful and detailed review, making acute observations and constructive criticisms. ndpr.nd.edu/news/wittgenst… #Wittgenstein #scientism
Science teacher Michael Jerstice shares his research into student perceptions of effective teaching, and whether they match teachers' views and evidence.
Jonathan BealeInteresting article by Mike Jerstice in @CharteredColl, on ‘folk pedagogy’: ‘whilst we have a definite idea of what pedagogy looks like, it does not match the students’ ideas about what makes effective classroom practice’. chartered.college/students-teach… #pedagogy #teaching #folkpedagogy