Monthly Archives: December 2013

Hume and causality

(Note: I’ve decided to start posting some lectures I’ve written out, under the new category “from the old yellowed notes”.) We can examine our lives from the inside or from the outside. From the inside we jump from thought to … Continue reading

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Does the universe know its right hand from its left?

Or, in other words: is there really any difference between the universe and its mirror image? I remember once reading one of Richard Feynman’s lectures in physics in which he took on this problem. True to form, Feynman found a … Continue reading

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