22 episodes

BJPS articles, but shorter. Also louder.

BJPS Short Reads British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

    • Science

BJPS articles, but shorter. Also louder.

    What Do Newtonian Forces Have to Do with the Standard Model?

    What Do Newtonian Forces Have to Do with the Standard Model?

    James Ladyman and Lorenzo Lorenzetti on understanding effective realism through the lens of structural realism



    Read the essay here: https://www.thebsps.org/short-reads/standard-model-ladyman-lorenzetti/⁠

    • 8 min
    The Function of Biochemical Functions

    The Function of Biochemical Functions

    Francesca Bellazzi on what it means to say that a biochemical has a function.



    Read the essay here: https://www.thebsps.org/short-reads/biochemical-functions-bellazzi/

    • 7 min
    Accuracy and Calibration

    Accuracy and Calibration

    Robert Williams and Richard Pettigrew ask how we should measure the accuracy of probabilities.



    Read the essay here: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-2iw

    • 9 min
    Is the Free Energy Principle for Real?

    Is the Free Energy Principle for Real?

    Ian Robertson, Julian Kiverstein, and Michael Kirchhoff on the literalist fallacy and realism about the free energy principle.



    Read the essay here: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-2iw

    • 10 min
    To Err Is (Not Only) Human

    To Err Is (Not Only) Human

    David Oderberg, Jonathan Hill, Christopher Austin, Ingo Bojak, François Cinotti, and Jon Gibbins ask what mistakes mean for philosophy and biology.



    Read the essay here: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-2ix

    • 9 min
    Accuracy and Coherence

    Accuracy and Coherence

    David Thorstad asks if bounded agents can have both accuracy and coherence.

    Read the essay: https://wp.me/paiQQ4-2ba

    • 11 min

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