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Current discussions at #ScientiaSalon: Lacasian psychoanalysis and string theory. http://scientiasalon.wordpress.com
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Strange...I've been reading "Not Even Wrong" for a long, long time. It's interesting to finally put a face to his thoughts... Thanks for posting this Massimo. 
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#ScientiaSalon is back! Maarten Boudry on intellectual obfuscation: http://scientiasalon.wordpress.com/2014/07/07/the-art-of-darkness/
by Maarten Boudry In some circles, the writings of Jacques Lacan are revered as a source of deep insight into the human psyche and the nature of language and reality. In saner quarters, however, th...
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#ScientiaSalon is on vacation until July 8, but you can check our archives, books and podcast episodes! See you soon! http://scientiasalon.wordpress.com/2014/06/22/we-are-on-vacation-back-soon/
Time for a short summer break here at Scientia Salon! We think we deserve it, with 33 posts published so far, more than 3,800 comments, and close to 220,000 page views. We will be back on or around...
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When I was around the philosophy department as an undergraduate in the 80s it was wall-to-wall postmodernism. Habermas this and Lyotard that. If you so much as uttered the word 'reductionism' it was automatically assumed you were critiquing objectivism etc etc. Did my head in. If I ever hear the word 'hermeneutics' again, I swear... ;)
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So far, #ScientiaSalon has published essays by 18 different authors, from physics to philosophy, to logic & religion. http://scientiasalon.wordpress.com
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The discussion on intellectual obscurantism keeps going at #ScientiaSalon! http://scientiasalon.wordpress.com/2014/07/07/the-art-of-darkness/
by Maarten Boudry In some circles, the writings of Jacques Lacan are revered as a source of deep insight into the human psyche and the nature of language and reality. In saner quarters, however, th...
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#ScientiaSalon comes back from summer break on Monday, with Maarten Boudry on the art of intellectual obfuscation. Http://scientiasalon.org
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Well... I'm reading this in a tablet, surely I must have hands, otherwise I'll loose my confidence in publicity and marketing ;-) 
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The discussion continues at #ScientiaSalon: are you sure you have hands? How do you know, exactly? http://scientiasalon.wordpress.com/2014/06/18/are-you-sure-you-have-hands/
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