Falsifiability applied to Falsifiability

I have my interpretations of Karl Poppers work and definition of falsifiability (see also: Falsificationism)  but independent of my opinions and impressions on the subject matter I have found, more often than not, somebody force feeding me this statement which, for the sake of further discussion, I label Statement F: “A statement that is not falsifiable is not scientific” […]

Reductionism in Cognitive Science

An Example of Epistemic Reduction in Cognitive Science A description of theoretic and explanatory reductions and their features is followed by an example of epistemic reduction of a model in cognitive psychology to models in computational neuroscience. The paper also aims to visit the notions of implementation, realization and explanation with respect to reduction as […]

What is “not art”? Discusion on art, science and belief.

Art, science or religion and other matters pertaining to information are not entities that ought to be personified. Have you ever tried personifying a language?  Have you ever used a sentence like, “English tells us that verbing words weirds language”? Never the less I have heard the expressions, “science tells us that…” or “<insert religion name> tells us that…” […]