I have now made the entire text The Method to Science, Book I, available online! Rather than continue to make each less available piecemeal, which I can do later (it is rather tedious to reformat and tailor everything to HTML), the entire text is now available as a PDF. It can be downloaded here: https://jonathanvajda.com/the-method-to-science/ … Continue reading The Method to Science, Book 1 now available
I have posted the two most recent lessons from Sergeant's Method to Science. First, some editing notes, and then some philosophical insights from Lessons II and III worth mentioning. Editing notes. I have changed some conventions a little bit. First off, I am including both Sergeant's marginal notes and mine in-text with a set-bracket, e.g. … Continue reading Method to Science, Lessons 2 and 3
I began a project in my spare time of editing and cleaning up extant electronic versions of the works of the early modern philosopher and theologian, John Sergeant (1623-1707). The most famous and most easily available are his Method to Science (1696), Solid Philosophy (1697), and Transnatural Philosophy (1700). You can go to the "John … Continue reading Works of John Sergeant, electronic
Want to keep track of scores Phase 10 but don't want to use paper? There really wasn't any easy way to do it electronically. I can't think of an app that would do this well. Here's what I would want the score keeper to be able to do: enter in numbers and the total score … Continue reading Phase 10 Score Tracking Spreadsheet
I wanted to start doing the Robert M'Cheyne Bible reading plan this year. In it there is about 4 chapters per day, organized to have two from the Old Testament, and two from the New. There is an emphasis on reading the New Testament twice throughout the year. Here's a PDF of M'Cheyne's plan with … Continue reading Bible Reading Plan Spreadsheet
ICBO 2019 : International Conference on Biomedical Ontology 2019 Poster: Using Stases to Enrich When and Where Regulations are in Force Abstract: Using Stases to Enrich When and Where Regulations are in Force Ontologies in OWL suffer limitations in time-indexing, yet these difficulties may be overcome with the use of the class ‘stasis’ in the Common … Continue reading Informed Consent Ontology – ICBO 2019
I am a PhD student at the University of Buffalo working on the Problem of Universals. My focus is on the Early Modern period. This functions as a window into many other philosophical problems, including those of interest to a broader academic community, such as those found in applied ethics (e.g., biomedical ethics or professional … Continue reading Welcome!