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Fisheries Stock Assessment: an inductive science with the Logical form of Primitive Magic (2010-01-20)Abstract. A logical analysis of the common fisheries models used in stock assessment has shown that they produce specific predictions with the logical form of existential statements, fail Karl Popper’s falsifiability ...
Introduction (2009-07-23)This introductory lecture written by James Dinwiddie discusses natural philosophy. Dinwiddie draws on past philosophers including Rene Descartes, Plato, and John Locke to describe Nature and man's relationship with her. ...
Introduction; Mechanics (2009-07-23)These notes written by James Dinwiddie focus on topics in mechanics such as gravity, momentum, compound engines, and Ferguson's machine as well as matter, magnetism, electric shock, and capillary action in the introductory ...
Introductory Lecture (2009-07-21)James Dinwiddie wrote this introductory lecture on January 19, 1792. He discusses knowledge, existence, and sensation and quotes Rene Descartes (cogito ergo sum). This file consists of two pages of lecture notes