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What Is A Dimension?
In sci-fi movies there is often talk of “going to another dimension” as if there is some kind of barrier in between dimensions that can be crossed only if the circumstances are very special – usually the filmmakers are … Continue reading
Posted in Philosophy of Physics Tagged dimensions, logic, physics 3 Comments
How Natural Is The Natural Logarithm?
Why is the natural logarithm called ‘natural’? Continue reading
Posted in Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Physics Tagged logarithm, logic, mathematics, natural, physics, statistics 2 Comments
Kant & Modern Physics
The part of Kant’s philosophy that I’ll be discussing in this post is Kant’s view on human knowledge. The central idea of Kant is rather straightforward: the world must be such that knowledge is possible. The world, according to Kant, must … Continue reading
Posted in Philosophy of Physics Tagged Kant, logic, mathematics, physics, Probability, Reichenbach, statistics 4 Comments
Probability “0” Is Not Impossibility
LAST EDITED: July 20, 2019 “The dart that said zero” The probability that a dart will hit any specific point on a dartboard is zero because there are infinitely many points on the board. And yet if you throw a … Continue reading
Posted in Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Physics Tagged logic, mathematics, physics, Probability, statistics 3 Comments