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Updates (February 2017)

I am going through a dry period spiritually. I cannot write inspirational (let alone inspired) pieces these days but I still want to write informative articles. In this “updates” post I wanted to mention two major developments in the world … Continue reading

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Relativistic Shock

Shock wave is a strong pressure wave in any medium produced by explosive phenomena that create violent changes in pressure. Explosion of dying stars and many other astrophysical phenomena create shock waves. There is an excellent explanation of supersonic shock … Continue reading

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Amos Tversky and the Prospect Theory

Amos Tversky (1937-1996), Davis Brack Professor of Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and one of the world’s most respected and influential psychologists died June 2, 1996, of metastatic melanoma, at the age of 59. Amos Tversky was going to share the … Continue reading

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Long Narrow Road

In his most famous ballad titled “I am on a Long Narrow Road” the Anatolian folk singer and mystical poet Aşık Veysel tells us that he has been traveling all his life trying to reach the goal. He is amazed … Continue reading

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Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP)

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP) is prepared and maintained by the The Metaphysics Research Lab Center for the Study of Language and Information Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305-4115 http://plato.stanford.edu/ Use the “Search the SEP” box on the top left Each … Continue reading

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