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Editorial - Catarina Dutilh Novaes & Rohan French

Interview with Barteld Kooi and Jan-Willem Romeijn - Catarina Dutilh Novaes & Rohan French

The History of Science and Contemporary Scientific Realism, 19-21 February - Peter Vickers

Explanation, Normativity, and Uncertainty in Economic Modelling, 16-17 March - James Nguyen, Mantas Radzvilas, Nicolas Wüthrich & Jurgis Karpus

Mathematical Philosophy, 7-9 April - Lee Elkin

Aspects of Defeasible Reasoning, 4 May - Frank Zenker

Explanation and Evidence of Mechanisms Across the Sciences, 16 May - Veli-Pekka Parkkinen

Philosophy of Mathematics: Truth, Existence and Explanation, 26-28 May - Luca Zanetti

Methodologies in Science, 10 June - Sune Holm

Uncertain Reasoning - Hykel Hosni

Evidence-based medicine - Michael Wilde



The Reasoner (www.thereasoner.org) is a monthly digest highlighting exciting
new research on reasoning, inference and method broadly construed.

The Reasoner

The latest issue of The Reasoner is now freely available for download in pdf format here.

English: inductive and deductive reasoning

English: inductive and deductive reasoning (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Editorial – Gustavo Cevolani

Interview with Graham Oddie – Gustavo Cevolani

Rationality and its Rivals, 10-11 December – Adriano Angelucci & Nevia Dolcini

Uncertain Reasoning – Hykel Hosni

Evidence-based medicine – Michael Wilde
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Critical/creative thinking

Critical Condition
Replacing Critical Thinking with Creativity
By Patrick Finn
Review by Bob Lane on Tue, Apr 21st 2015.
Critical Condition by Patrick Finn Should we stop teaching critical thinking? Meant as a prompt to further discussion, Critical Condition questions the assumption that every student should be turned into a “critical thinker.” Two public events have caught my attention (along with millions of other citizens in several countries) this week. One, here in Canada, our Parliament is debating a bill to authorize more spying and additional powers for police to protect us from terrorists. The down side, of course, is a serious reduction of civil liberties. Two, the President of the United States has just announced a framework
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And for a recent discussion of Patrick Finn’s ideas listen to this CBC program.

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