Bookmarks for January 12th through January 18th

These are my links for January 12th through January 18th:

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  • Philosophical Methodologies.pdf (application/pdf Object) – Methodology is understood here to include methods, approaches, and styles, which are not always easy to separate. This article deals with all three, focusing on ones that have been influential in Australasia, or have developed there, through the efforts of thinkers who have either been born in Australasia, or trained or worked there for a significant period: conceptual analysis, reflective equilibrium, and naturalism
  • Should we represent the present in Minkowski spacetime.pdf (application/pdf Object) – In recent times, there have been notable attempts to introduce an objective present in Minkowski spacetime, a structure that, however, should also be capable to explain some aspects of our experience of time. I claim that the “interactive present” introduced by Arthur and Savitt for such purposes is inadequate, since it turns out to be neither a physically relevant property nor a good explanans of our temporal experience. In its conclusive part, and after having proposed a more adequate model for the time of our experience, I draw some general morals about the relationship between physical time and experiential time.
  • VideoLectures – exchange ideas & share knowledge – The main purpose of the project VideoLectures.Net is to provide free and open access of a high quality video lectures presented by distinguished scholars and scientists at the most important and prominent events like conferences, summer schools, workshops and science promotional events from many fields of Science. The portal is aimed at promoting science, exchanging ideas and fostering knowledge sharing by providing high quality didactic contents not only to a scientific community but also to a general public. All lectures, accompanying documents, information and links are systematically selected and classified through the editorial process taking into account also users' comments.
  • Minitab Tutorial – This material is used as part of the Elementary Statistics course at Thiel College. The main text used in that course is Elementary Statistics 4rd Edition by Larson and Farber, published by Pearson Prentice Hall. All references in this document about page and problem numbers are based on that book. The order in which the chapters are covered in the course is 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11; but not every section of every chapter is included. There are 19 Minitab lessons, and the table to the right indicates the section number(s) from the text that provides the prerequisite statistical background for each lesson. Each lesson is in its own PDF file, which you can read or print by clicking on the lesson number in the table. Lesson 1 includes a cover page, a table of contents, copyright page, dedication page, and a preface.
  • Upper Mismanagement | The New Republic – A lot of people talk about reviving the domestic manufacturing sector, which has shed almost one-third of its manpower over the last eight years. But some of the people I spoke to asked a slightly different question: Even if you could reclaim a chunk of those blue-collar jobs, would you have the managers you need to supervise them?

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