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My Zettelkasten knowledgebase. The titles, creation dates, summaries, and key words of a note are provided per entry.



The Book of Why [Jan 7 2021]
How causality gives us tools to understand the question of cause-and-effect and confounders
##bibliography #causality #diagrams #counterfactual #statistics #graphs ##book ##blog


Othello [Apr 9 2022]
A review of the book Othello and some thoughts on the central conflict
##summary ##book #play #tragedy #racism #boredeom ##blog


Lord of the Flies [Apr 10 2022]
A review of the book as well as thoughts on why I did not enjoy it
##summary ##book #survival #social #critique


X + Y : A Mathematician’s Manifesto for Rethinking Gender [Apr 15 2022]
Book review on an approach of using category theory to decouple and discuss characteristics of gender without conflating the two - great read!
##summary ##blog #review #book #gender #ingressive #congressive #category #theory


The Open Knowledge Standard [Apr 16 2022]
A working proposal on a standard knowledge format for taking notes
#open #knowledge #standard ##summary #format ##blog


The Picture of Dorian Gray [Apr 19 2022]
Book review on the extreme hedonism, classist privilege, and complete moral collapse written about Dorian Gray
##summary #review #book #hedonism #privilege #corruption #morality #homosexuality ##blog


Personal Perspectives on Faith [May 7 2022]
An evolving note on my perspectives on faith as a practicing Christian
##blog #faith #christianity #nicean #creed


The Structure of Scientific Revolutions [May 15 2022]
A book review of Thomas Kuhn's most famous book that challenged all of the philosophy of science and introduced such concepts as normal science, paradigm shift, why non-scientific fields struggle with similar revolutions, and when one can adopt new paradigms.
##book ##blog ##outline #review #normal #science #paradigm #shift #revolution #science #philosophy #crisis


What is _Normal Science_? [May 22 2022]
An overview of what normal science is according to Thomas Kuhn.
#normal #science #characteristics #work


What Are Kuhnian Paradigms? [May 22 2022]
An overview on what Thomas Kuhn meant by paradigm and how that applies to science.
##outline #science #normal #exemplar #paradigm #characteristics


What Causes the Downfall of a Kuhnian Paradigm? [May 22 2022]
What causes the collapse of a Kuhnian paradigm and what changes are created in that field.
##outline #kuhn #paradigm #downfall #extraordinary #problem #


Scientific Revolutions [May 22 2022]
The careful nuance that Kuhn used when he created the phrase "Scientific Revolution"
##outline #revolution #scientific #shift #paradigm


Invoking New Paradigms [May 22 2022]
The costs of invoking a new paradigm and the lead-up to developing one
#new #paradigm #adoption #faith


On the Non-Linearity of Science [May 22 2022]
The radical view that Thomas Kuhn introduced that science itself is not moving to any specific truth but rather that the scientific organ continues to move forward in a very heap-like fashion.
#view #paradigm #progress #science #history #textbooks #nonlinear


Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man [May 22 2022]
An overview on this excellent book on media philosophy and media's intersection with society and its affects on people and community as well as eerie premonitions for the future of a technological age.
##book #review #media #extensions #anxiety #society #medium #global #village #technology


Famous Quotes [Jul 22 2020]
A collection of favorite quotes from books and people.
#knowledge #quotes


Death of a Salesman [Jul 26 2020]
A wonderful but scathing critique of the American dream as told from the perspective of a low-income, and at times, lower-middle class, American family with the father eking out an existence as a traveling salesman.
##bibliography #capitalism #classic #fiction #satisfaction ##book ##blog

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