Blog Posts - Empirical



Philosophy Wire: No gravitational waves! No theory? No! [Science vs. Empirical data]

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2015-11-22]: Gravitational waves not detected after 11 years of scientific research. [1] Now? Will the theory be discarded? No. Because scientific theories are not just based on empirical data. And this case is the be...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 21, 2015

Do You Get Worse Gas Mileage With the Air Conditioner On?

Fuel economy; it’s all about balancing speed and aero engineering. Like Pepsi vs Coke, Right vs Left, and South Park vs Family Guy, this is one of those epic debates that seem to defy the constraints of logic, time and space. In the ever-raging...

Scientific Seminary

Old Testament. New Testament. Church History. Pastoral Theology. Systematic Theology. Homiletics/Liturgics. This was a typical kind of seminary curriculum about a quarter-century ago. Obviously there were variations, but the basic topics were Bible a...

Scientific Seminary

Old Testament. New Testament. Church History. Pastoral Theology. Systematic Theology. Homiletics/Liturgics. This was a typical kind of seminary curriculum about a quarter-century ago. Obviously there were variations, but the basic topics were Bible a...

20th Bill Cosby accuser comes forward, Bill Cosby Sued For Alleged Sexual Assault, DID valid disorder found around the globe - empirical overview

- Bill Cosby Sued For Alleged Sexual Assault of Teenager in 1970s- More women detail sex abuse claims against Bill Cosby- Dissociative identity disorder: An empirical overview"Existing data show DID (dissociative identity disorder formerly called MPD...

I am wet. But how would I “know” it?

Though it seems simple, feeling that something is wet is quite a feat because our skin does not have receptors …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 12, 2014

I am wet. But how would I “know” it?

Though it seems simple, feeling that something is wet is quite a feat because our skin does not have receptors …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 12, 2014

Free will. Yes, yes, yes… We have one. For the 1000th time, we have one! (ywan) [or: Religion is the Science. Science is Religion]

The vast majority of people think we have free will and are the authors of our own life stories. But …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 3, 2014

Consciousness. Science based on FAITH. Religion based on EXPERIENCE! (huh?)

Is consciousness an illusion? Many atheist scientists who cannot explain consciouness via lifeless matter believe that. Philosopher Daniel Dennett is …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 1, 2014

Philosophy Wire: Individuality, religion, repeatability, experiences, statistical oppression...

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2014-04-06]:If you ask a religious person why he believes, it is very likely that he tells you he believes in God due to some personal experience he had. And it is also highly likely that we will be embarrassed to adm...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Apr 6, 2014

Nivaya, Photographer, Markus Schulz, Ana Diaz - My Empirical Epitaph Without Me (Saad Ayub Mashup)

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Bachelor of Criminology

Are you fascinated with the sociology of criminality and the drivers of crime? From 2014 you can study the new Bachelor of Criminology at ANU, and learn about the different dimensions of crime and the societal response to it. The Bachelor of Criminol...
by Mafia Today on Apr 25, 2013

Bachelor of Criminology

Are you fascinated with the sociology of criminality and the drivers of crime? From 2014 you can study the new Bachelor of Criminology at ANU, and learn about the different dimensions of crime and the societal response to it. The Bachelor of Criminol...
by Mafia Today on Apr 25, 2013

Lush Life: Constructing Organised Crime in the UK by Dick Hobbs

Tim Hall on an informed probe into the world of illegal trade in East London There are few aspects of the contemporary world that have been subject to such sustained mythologisation as organised crime. The glamorised gangster narratives of Hollywood...
by Mafia Today on Apr 18, 2013

Lush Life: Constructing Organised Crime in the UK by Dick Hobbs

Tim Hall on an informed probe into the world of illegal trade in East London There are few aspects of the contemporary world that have been subject to such sustained mythologisation as organised crime. The glamorised gangster narratives of Hollywood...
by Mafia Today on Apr 18, 2013

Philosophy Wire: Near Death Experiences are Real (not just... real!)

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2013-04-01]: University of Liège researchers have demonstrated that the physiological mechanisms triggered during NDE are not at all similar to the mechanisms related to the perception of imagined events, but are mo...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Apr 1, 2013

Calculate Gas Viscosity with Sutherland's Law

This Excel spreadsheet calculates the viscosity of gasses with Sutherland's Law. The spreadsheet contains constants suitable for air, but can be used for other gases. William Sutherland was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Excel Calculations on Feb 20, 2013

Calculate Gas Viscosity with Sutherland's Law

This Excel spreadsheet calculates the viscosity of gasses with Sutherland's Law. The spreadsheet contains constants suitable for air, but can be used for other gases. William Sutherland was an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Excel Calculations on Feb 20, 2013

Philosophy Wire: Dead languages. Knowing. Living.

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2013-02-13]: Researchers created software which can reconstruct ancient words of dead languages. [1, 2] Interesting, but futile. What is gone, is gone. What existed still exists. To know something means to Live with...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Feb 13, 2013

The Unbelieving Thomas v3.0

A video showing a golden eagle catching a small child at a park and tried to drag it into the air to eat it, went viral on the Internet in a few hours after its release.[1] Even though the video was absolutely realistic, many people rushed to doubt i...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Dec 21, 2012


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