Bookmarks for January 21st through January 28th

These are my links for January 21st through January 28th:

  • Shadow Government Statistics – Home Page – Have you ever wondered why the CPI, GDP and employment numbers run counter to your personal and business experiences? The problem lies in biased and often-manipulated government reporting
  • Axiomatics and Progress in the Light of 20th Century Philosophy of Science and Mathematics.pdf (application/pdf Object) – This paper is a contribution to the question of how aspects of science have been perceived through history. In particular, I will discuss how the contribution of axiomatics to the development of science and mathematics was viewed in 20th century philosophy of science and philosophy of mathematics. It will turn out that in connection with scientific methodology, in particular regarding its use in the context of discovery, axiomatics has received only very little attention. This is a rather surprising result, since axiomatizations have been employed extensively in mathematics, science, and also by the philosophers themselves.

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