Category: Logic

Animal cross-fostering, race and IQ, and the deductivist’s fallacy

Animal cross-fostering, race and IQ, and the deductivist’s fallacy

I wish to coin a fallacy I’ve seen a number of times, exemplified in this paper: Kempthorne, O. (1978). A BIOMETRICS INVITED PAPER: Logical, epistemological and statistical aspects of nature-nurture data interpretation. Biometrics, 1-23. Abstract:…

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Introductory material to logic

Someone needed this, so I made a quick collection.   Introductory and more philosophical http://www.sfu.ca/~swartz/pw/text/pw_all.pdf   Introductory not so philosophical/more formal http://emilkirkegaard.dk/en/wp-content/uploads/0415400678.Routledge.Logic_.An_.Introduction.Dec_.2005.pdf http://emilkirkegaard.dk/en/wp-content/uploads/0262511266.The_.MIT_.Press_.Logic_.Primer.-.2nd.Edition.Feb_.2001.pdf http://emilkirkegaard.dk/en/wp-content/uploads/A-Concise-Introduction-To-Logic-Hurley-7th-ed.pdf   More advanced and very formal http://emilkirkegaard.dk/en/wp-content/uploads/An-Introduction-to-Non-Classical-Logic-From-If-to-Is.pdf