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by Scott Aikin and Robert Talisse
The core form of argument by analogy is to infer from two things'...
take the dilemma of the moon:
by Paul Braterman
Below, R: How not to; "The Scientific Method", as inflicted on Science Fair participants. Click to enlarge
Consider this, from a justly esteemed chemistry text:
Scientists are always on the lookout for patterns.… Once they have detected patterns, scientists...
Fazal Sheikh. Jamaa Abdullai and her brother Adan, Somali refugee camp, Mandera, Kenya, 1992.
by Jalees Rehman
Would you rather receive $100 today or wait for a year and then receive $150? The ability to delay immediate gratification for a potentially greater payout in the future is associated with greater wealth. Several studies have shown that the poor tend to opt for immediate rewards...