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Week 2: Reality, Perception & Human Knowledge

Week two of my new course, Scientific Inquiry–Theory & Inference,  seeks to provide first year PhD students who want to join the scientific community the basic training they require.[1]  Week one addresses how to succeed in graduate school.  Week two is … Continue reading

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Post Modern Scientists who Study Politics

The other day I invited the PhD students in my seminar to have a gander at a couple of prints in my office.  I had no idea #TheDress would become a thing later in the week, much less that Dan … Continue reading

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What’s the Baseline for Policy Relevance?

Over at Duck of Minerva Dan Nexon offers an interesting post responding to Eric Voeten’s Monkey Cage post about two recent articles that reach opposite conclusions about the impact of a nuclear arsenal on country’s tendency to make stronger demands during coercive … Continue reading

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