the Inexact Science Group

Letters

1: The Meaning of Meaning

1.1 Suspended Reason
1.2 Wrench
1.3 LIVE
1.4 Suspended Reason

Starting from scratch: meaning, intent, and entailment.

2: Context and Social Games

2.1 Wrench
2.2 Suspended Reason
2.3 Wrench
2.4 LIVE

From case studies to general principles.

3: Stacked Games and Mutual Futures Modeling

3.1 Hazard's Thread
3.2 The TIS Discord
3.3 Reason

How we keep double ledgers, or, "having the cake and eating it too."

Concepts

Spirit vs. Letter

The lessons of Midas.

Surrogation

An indicator comes to stand in for some indicated whole.

Papers

Reason & Rutten 2018: Predictive Hermeneutics

Recent Posts

Spilled Reality: Reference on the fly

Spilled Reality: Mutual Modeling of Futures

Crispy Chicken: Miscellaneous Musings on Language

Wrench: How Should We Describe How Language Works?

Spilled Reality: Sporting vs. Herding

LessWrong: Conceptual Engineering, the revolution in philosophy

Charts on Charts: Learning From All Directions

CrispyChicken: My Struggle with Literalism

Suspended Reason: Institutional Myth in Contemporary Art

Spilled Reality: Generalized Compatibilism

Blogs

Crispy Chicken

Spilled Reality

Suspended Reason