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Artificial brain (1,256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

understand how the human brain works, known as cognitive neuroscience. A thought experiment in the philosophy of artificial intelligence, demonstrating that it
Neurophilosophy (5,789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of localization of function is the radio repair man thought experiment. In this thought experiment, a radio repair man opens up a radio and rips out a
Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski (665 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on questions of epistemic value including the "espresso machine" thought experiment (a predecessor to the swamping problem) as a counter to reliabilism
Digital Morse theory (721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tank thought experiment: Counting islands as the water level changes The essential insight of continuous Morse theory can be intuited by a thought experiment
Jacqueline Laing (1,374 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
view, cannot without contradicting himself reject baby farming (a thought experiment that involves mass-producing deliberately brain damaged children for
Laboratory frame of reference (97 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
centered on the laboratory in which the experiment (either real or thought experiment) is done. This is the reference frame in which the laboratory is at
The Chinese Room (903 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Portsmouth in 2007, and is named after John Searle's Chinese room thought experiment. As of August 14, 2018, it became a subsidiary of Sumo Digital. Thechineseroom's
Joule expansion (2,706 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gas fills the whole container. The Joule expansion, treated as a thought experiment involving ideal gases, is a useful exercise in classical thermodynamics
Lucien Hardy (257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on the foundation of quantum physics including Hardy's paradox, a thought experiment he devised in 1992, and his widely cited 2001 axiomatic reconstruction
Judith Jarvis Thomson (1,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
focuses on issues concerning action and events, time and parthood. One thought experiment for which Thomson is especially well-known occurs in her paper A Defense
Wonder en is gheen Wonder (242 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mathematician and engineer Simon Stevin's commentary to his famous thought experiment: even if something looks strange, it can still have a naturalistic
Flux linkage (540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exists independently of the presence of the coil. Furthermore, in a thought experiment with a coil of N {\displaystyle N} turns, where each turn forms a
What Is it Like to Be a Bat? (1,165 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
acknowledged Nagel’s paper as "the most widely cited and influential thought experiment about consciousness." Peter Hacker analyzes Nagel’s statement as not
Social contract (5,759 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marxism; they were revived in the 20th century, notably in the form of a thought experiment by John Rawls. The concept of the social contract was originally posed
Radical translation (860 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Radical translation is a thought experiment in Word and Object, a major philosophical work from American philosopher Willard Van Orman Quine. It is used
Robinson Crusoe economy (2,911 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the novel of the same name authored by Daniel Defoe in 1719. As a thought experiment in economics, many international trade economists have found this
Direct reference theory (880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
using the formal apparatus of possible worlds. The possible worlds thought-experiment first takes the subject, and then tries to imagine the subject in
Eshelby's inclusion (256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first devised by John D. Eshelby in 1957. Eshelby started with a thought experiment on the possible stress, strain, and displacement fields in a linear
Quantum gravity (5,582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between the competing theories which have been proposed and thus thought experiment approaches are suggested as a testing tool for these theories. Much
Minima Moralia (630 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had produced fascism, reasoning possibly inspired by Nietzsche's thought experiment of the eternal recurrence. Redemption would be a final break with
The Matrix (franchise) (6,474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
among others the dilemma of choice vs. control, the brain in a vat thought experiment, messianism, and the concepts of inter-dependency and love. Influences
Singlet state (1,600 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Along with Podolsky and Rosen, Einstein proposed the EPR paradox thought experiment to help define his concerns with the non-locality of spatially distributed
Something Something Soup Something (409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
released on Microsoft Windows, MacOS, and Linux) and "interactive thought experiment" developed by Stefano Gualeni and his team at the Institute of Digital
DeDe Lind (378 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Next Door". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2009-12-17. The Thought Experiment, The Thought Experiment, accessed 4 January 2011 Auction May Hold Piece Of Final
The Braindead Megaphone (179 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
"The Great Divider" "Thought Experiment" (originally published as "Advice from an Old Fart, in the Form of a Thought Experiment" in Take My Advice, edited
Antitheism (1,030 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Another use of the term antitheism was coined by Christopher New in a thought experiment published in 1993. In his article, he imagines what arguments for
Teletransportation paradox (751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(also known in alternative forms as the duplicates paradox) is a thought experiment on the philosophy of identity that challenges common intuitions on
Howard Robinson (474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
independently and in the same year as Frank Jackson, but Robinson's thought experiment involves sounds rather than colors. He is Professor of Philosophy
Ex Machina (film) (2,895 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
test, the film references the "Chinese room" thought experiment, as well as Mary's room, a thought experiment about a scientist who has studied, but never
Jocelyn Parr (writer) (356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
is clearly a novel of ideas, but it never reads like a treatise or thought experiment, though in a sense it is. Parr was nominated for the Governor General’s
Reversal test (723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is an important causal factor in the initial judgement. A similar thought experiment in regards to dampening traumatic memories was described by Adam J
List of Playboy Playmates of 1958 (607 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
2017. "Valentine Vixen: Cheryl Kubert, Miss February 1958". The Thought Experiment. Missing or empty |url= (help) "Playmate data". Retrieved October
Tiny Colour Movies (156 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Underwater Automobiles A Peripheral Character Shadow City Interlude Thought Experiment Hand-Held Skies John Foxx – All instruments Dallas Simpson – Mastering
Humanoid (1,840 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
its language would have sounded somewhat like bird song. Russell's thought experiment has been met with criticism from other paleontologists since the 1980s
Philosophical Investigations (6,135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
presupposes our ability to use it. He first asks the reader to perform a thought experiment: to come up with a definition of the word "game". While this may at
With great power comes great responsibility (812 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
2019. Whitbrook, James. "Spider-Man: Life Story Offers a Fascinating Thought Experiment for Peter Parker's Oldest Mantra". io9. Retrieved 29 April 2019. "Obama
Hitchens's razor (634 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Book on the scientific method by Carl Sagan Evil God Challenge – Thought experiment in philosophy Falsifiability – The possibility of a statement to be
Maxwell (595 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
circuit used to measure electrical inductance Maxwell's demon, a thought experiment created by physicist James Clerk Maxwell Maxwell's equations, describing
Sakurai's Bell inequality (1,234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
other toward Bob. The setup is shown in the diagram. (This is just a thought-experiment, remember. Real experiments on pairs of electrons are not feasible
Molecular demon (1,342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thermodynamics. The difference between biological molecular demons and the thought experiment of Maxwell's demon is the latter's apparent violation of the second
James F. Thomson (philosopher) (655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
disprove the possibility of supertasks, he introduced Thomson's lamp, a thought experiment similar to Zeno's paradoxes. This problem involves the mathematical
Ball (disambiguation) (555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of a sphere Ball of wax example, also known as the wax argument, a thought experiment by René Descartes in his Meditations on First Philosophy Round shot
Abraham–Minkowski controversy (9,452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Barnett argues that the medium Einstein-box thought experiment (also known as "Balazs thought experiment") supports Abraham momentum while the photon–atom
Roko (230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Basilisk, a hypothetical future Artificial Intelligence posited in a thought experiment by LessWrong contributor Roko Roko Basilisk, a character in the webcomic
John Stewart Bell (3,070 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lorentz-FitzGerald body contraction Bell adopted and promoted a relativistic thought experiment which became widely known as Bell's spaceship paradox. Bell died unexpectedly
Tem (242 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
we could want. This concept exists as a theoretical component of a thought experiment put forward by philosopher Robert Nozick in 1974 TEM (currency), bartering
Robert Nozick (2,409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
areas as the nature of necessity and moral value. Nozick created the thought experiment of the "utility monster" to show that average utilitarianism could
There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom (2,214 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
concept involved building a tiny, swallowable surgical robot. As a thought experiment he proposed developing a set of one-quarter-scale manipulator hands
Football in Mexico (1,192 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Latin / o America. Springer. ISBN 9781137518002. Fellerath, David. "A thought experiment: What would NASL's split-season plan look like this season?". Indy
Galilean invariance (1,306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that fall freely in a gravitational field. According to Einstein's thought experiment, a man in such a cabin experiences (to a good approximation) no gravity
Medium (website) (2,682 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
site as having "undergone countless pivots", becoming "an endless thought experiment into what publishing on the internet could look like". On May 27,
Free fall (2,368 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
close to the Earth and orbiting objects is best illustrated by the thought experiment, Newton's cannonball. The motion of two objects moving radially towards
Wax (1,784 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Slip melting point Wax argument or the "ball of wax example", is a thought experiment originally articulated by Renė Descartes. Wilhelm Riemenschneider1
Red pill and blue pill (2,825 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
machine", the concept of a simulated reality and the brain in a vat thought experiment. The Matrix very clearly references Alice in Wonderland with the "white
Tomb of Horrors (2,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
foreword: "The dungeon of the demi-lich Acererak was, for Gary, a kind of thought experiment: If an undead sorcerer really wanted to keep his tomb from being plundered
Nick Fudge (791 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
on the eve of his graduate show, an act inspired by a Duchampian thought-experiment which asked "what if an artist just disappeared?" Shortly thereafter
Relative velocity (1,833 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assumptions about how clocks and rulers behave. (See The train-and-platform thought experiment.) To recognize that this classical model of relative motion violates
Justice and the Market (2,519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
scale. 20th century philosopher John Rawls attempted to create a thought experiment that would allow for the consideration of a societal design that is
Exhalation (short story) (521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Science Fiction Encyclopedia described it as "limpid" and an "elegant thought experiment". The California Sunday Magazine praised it as an "inventive meditation
Wax (disambiguation) (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a video editor Hair wax, a type of hairstyling product Wax argument, thought experiment Wax gourd, a large Asian fruit WAXX, an American radio station
Cartesian Other (121 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In philosophy, the Cartesian Other, part of a thought experiment, is any other than the mind of the individual thinking about the experiment. The Other
Daemon (computing) (1,416 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
They took the name from Maxwell's demon, an imaginary being from a thought experiment that constantly works in the background, sorting molecules. Unix systems
Philosophy of happiness (3,728 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
understand the cardinal virtues, particularly justice. Through the thought experiment of the Ring of Gyges, Plato comes to the conclusion that one who abuses
Anders Sandberg (910 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
2018. Zhang, Sarah (2 August 2018). "Blueberry Earth: The Delicious Thought Experiment That's Roiling Planetary Scientists". The Atlantic. Retrieved 4 November
Dead cat (77 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
101 Uses for a Dead Cat, a series of cartoons about dead cats Schrödinger's cat, a physics thought experiment involving the possibility of a dead cat
Cosmic censorship hypothesis (1,450 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
value, outside of which the horizon would disappear. The following thought experiment is reproduced from Hartle's Gravity: Imagine specifically trying to
The Collapsing Empire (667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reviewer enjoyed Scalzi's space opera and summarized the story as a "thought experiment about the fall of civilization." The TV rights to The Collapsing Empire
Quantum superposition (6,339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
device ("SQUID") has been linked to the theme of the "cat state" thought experiment. By use of very low temperatures, very fine experimental arrangements
Overlapping consensus (461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISSN 0305-4985. Moulin, Dan (2009). "A too liberal religious education? A thought experiment for teachers and theorists". British Journal of Religious Education
Causal loop (2,754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
structure Chronology protection conjecture Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Grandfather
Baby farm (55 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
historic practice of accepting custody of an infant or child in exchange for payment in late-Victorian Era Britain. Baby farming (thought experiment)
Information (3,723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
point of view. Another link is demonstrated by the Maxwell's demon thought experiment. In this experiment, a direct relationship between information and
University of Oxford (14,929 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
who formulated the Schrödinger equation and the Schrödinger's cat thought experiment. Structural engineer Roma Agrawal, responsible for London's Shard
Schrödinger–Newton equation (3,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
parameters given in our universe (cf. the discussion about a similar thought experiment proposed by Eppley and Hannah). Nonlinear Schrödinger equation Semiclassical
Bootstrapping (2,675 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Horatio Alger myth Intelligence explosion Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Positive
Hedonism (4,617 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
concentration on pleasure as valuable. In particular, G. E. Moore offered a thought experiment in criticism of pleasure as the sole bearer of value: he imagined
Newcomb (153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ball, a ball game that is a variation of volleyball Newcomb's paradox, thought experiment involving predicting the future Newcomb House (disambiguation)
Basilisk (disambiguation) (161 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
author David Langford A star system in the David Weber novel On Basilisk Station Roko's Basilisk, a thought experiment originating on the LessWrong blog
Subject (philosophy) (1,473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Cognitive linguistics Ethics and meta-ethics Donald Davidson's swamp man thought experiment (in "Knowing One Own's Mind", 1987 paper) Michel Foucault's critique
Turtles all the way down (2,401 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kurma Matryoshka doll – Russian nested doll Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Primum
Strange loop (1,484 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
surface with only one side and only one edge Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Ontological
List of Ship of Theseus examples (3,552 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reference can't be adequately explained, another character poses a thought experiment involving the transporters in Star Trek. She says when people use
Cortical homunculus (1,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
at a single glance. Penfield first conceived of his homunculi as a thought experiment, and went so far as to envision an imaginary world in which the homunculi
Twin (disambiguation) (175 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Creation Twin, a French two seat ultralight trike design Twin paradox, a thought experiment Twin prime, a type of prime number Twin Range, a mountain range in
Interest rate (4,035 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
proposed by an anonymous student of Greg Mankiw, though more as a thought experiment than a genuine proposal. A much simpler method to achieve negative
Wonderful life theory (1,086 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth. It is these central ideas which prompt Gould to propose a thought experiment called “replaying the tape of life.” Its central essence is this:
Intentionality (2,908 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adherents. John Searle argued for this position with the Chinese room thought experiment, according to which no syntactic operations that occurred in a computer
The Good Place (6,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ethics and philosophy. Featured topics include the trolley problem thought experiment (originally devised by Philippa Foot), the categorical imperative
Inclusive fitness (4,777 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
individuals with the same gene. The green-beard effect was originally a thought experiment by Hamilton in his publications on inclusive fitness in 1964, although
Cannonball (disambiguation) (463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Lake Winnepesaukah, Georgia/Tennessee border Newton's cannonball, a thought experiment by Isaac Newton Cannonball problem, a mathematical problem Cannon
InterWorking Labs (1,026 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
testing. The Maxwell products are named after Maxwell's Demon, a thought experiment by 19th century physicist James Clerk Maxwell. Maxwell’s Demon demonstrated
Supertask (3,305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
one immediate problem with that view is that one can think of the thought experiment as one where none of the marbles are actually labeled, and thus all
Schrödinger's paradox (39 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may refer to two ideas by Erwin Schrödinger: Schrödinger's cat, a thought experiment relating to quantum physics Schrödinger's paradox, the paradox that
Manna (4,050 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by their wives. Robert Nozick references "manna from heaven" in a thought experiment about distributive justice. In a modern botanical context, manna is
Przekładaniec (940 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
one thing until it turns into a different thing Ship of Theseus, a thought experiment that raises the question of whether an object that has had all of
X (company) (2,488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
through total data collection. A spokesperson stated that "This is a thought-experiment by the Design team from years ago that uses a technique known as ‘speculative
Artificial intelligence (26,875 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
required "only a few human assists". This is based on Mary's Room, a thought experiment first proposed by Frank Jackson in 1982 Definition of AI as the study
Archytas (1,815 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
universe. Through Eudemus and later Simplicius' commentary, however, his thought experiment in regards to the size of the universe remain intact to current day
Steven Landsburg (1,436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
faculty at the University of Rochester claimed that Landsburg's "thought experiment" was offensive and potentially dangerous, in that it called into question
Grandfather Paradox (Doctor Who) (1,548 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Miles named the character in reference to the grandfather paradox, a thought experiment in which a time traveller kills their own grandfather, preventing
Type physicalism (2,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
objection comes from Frank Jackson (1982) in the form of the Mary's room thought experiment. Let us suppose, Jackson suggests, that a particularly brilliant super-scientist
Vacuum state (2,665 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
temperature to absolute zero, one produces in a Gedankenexperiment [thought experiment] the quantum vacuum state." According to Fowler & Guggenheim (1939/1965)
Millennium Falcon (3,683 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Falcon on Wookieepedia, a Star Wars wiki Millennium Falcon Notes: information for model builders How Fast is the Millennium Falcon?: a thought experiment
Causality (physics) (2,296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
system Particle horizon Philosophy of physics Retrocausality – A thought experiment in philosophy of science based on elements of physics, addressing
Space elevator (9,566 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dramatically with height: Clarke, A.C. (1979). "The space elevator: 'thought experiment', or key to the universe?". Scharr, Jillian (May 29, 2013). "Space
Nuclear cross section (723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
particular set of particles (usually viewed as a "beam and target" thought experiment where one particle or nucleus is the "target" [typically at rest]
Undead (Dungeons & Dragons) (3,383 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the "Boneclaw Impaler" in the Against the Giants expansion. For the thought experiment, see Brain in a Vat. Brain in a Jar is simply put, an undead brain
Probability amplitude (3,571 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
"Momentum Transfer to a Free Floating Double Slit: Realization of a Thought Experiment from the Einstein-Bohr Debates". Physical Review Letters. 111: 103201
Cat (14,699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
illustrate problems of quantum mechanics in the Schrödinger's cat thought experiment. A few attempts to build a cat census have been made over the years
What the Tortoise Said to Achilles (1,958 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Quine. Deduction theorem Homunculus argument Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Paradox –
Art (11,903 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
value of Hirst's and Emin's work. In 1998, Arthur Danto, suggested a thought experiment showing that "the status of an artifact as work of art results from
Paper clip (disambiguation) (108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
paperclip, trading experiment Paperclip maximizer, Nick Bostrom's thought experiment about existential risk of artificial intelligence Universal Paperclips
Jeremy Waldron (1,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
non-religious and non-Kantian concept of human dignity, based on a thought experiment of leveling up all human beings to the high rank of nobility or aristocracy
Douglas SASSTO (1,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
existed, the Space Shuttle Main Engine, using a SSME-powered S-IVB as a thought experiment to demonstrate the real-world feasibility of SSTO launchers. This
Novikov self-consistency principle (2,891 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
avoid the issue of free will by employing a potentially paradoxical thought experiment involving a billiard ball sent back in time through a wormhole. In
Attributes of God in Christianity (4,103 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contradiction is known as the problem of evil. The Evil God Challenge is a thought experiment that explores whether the hypothesis that God might be evil has symmetrical
Formalism (philosophy of mathematics) (1,553 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
this claim, such as John Searle, who came up with the "Chinese room" thought experiment. He presented the argument that while a computer may be able to manipulate
Better Call Saul (7,302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they did, they started considering a spin-off featuring Saul as a thought experiment. Further, Saul's character on Breaking Bad became much more developed
Grimes (musician) (6,781 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
on Twitter they simultaneously made the same pun on Rococo and the thought experiment Roko's basilisk. Geidi Primes (2010) Halfaxa (2010) Visions (2012)
Mala Gaonkar (272 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Engineering. Retrieved 27 September 2019. David Byrne's Theatrical Thought Experiment in Silicon Valley, KQED, 25 October 2016 Artscene: David Byrne and
Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs (663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
due to a lack of confirming physical evidence, is "essentially a thought experiment", and that the book's "greatest reward" is actually "the gift of perspective"
Satellite (8,044 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
possibility of an artificial satellite was Newton's cannonball, a thought experiment in A Treatise of the System of the World by Isaac Newton (1687). The
Private language argument (3,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that the speaker is able to make sense of it. Wittgenstein sets up a thought experiment in which someone is imagined to associate some recurrent sensation
Retrocausality (2,282 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A thought experiment in philosophy of science based on elements of physics, addressing whether the future can affect the present and whether the present
Haunter (film) (1,020 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Nicolas Rapold of The New York Times wrote, "the film's frazzled thought experiment becomes an adequate yarn." Annlee Ellingson of the Los Angeles Times
Wenedyk (1,512 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wenedyk Created by Jan van Steenbergen Date 2002 Setting and usage A thought experiment in the alternate history, Ill Bethisad, if Latin had replaced Polish's
Mind uploading (6,159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consciousness in brain simulations on the basis of the "fading qualia" thought experiment of David Chalmers. He then concludes: “If, as I argue above, a sufficiently
Alchemy (10,437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
writers of his time. The practical, however, confirmed the theoretical thought experiment, and Bacon advocated its uses in natural science and medicine. In
Lev Vaidman (776 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
at Saint Petersburg University (then Leningrad University). This thought experiment, subsequently conducted in the lab, is an example of interaction-free
Ridley Scott (8,258 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
artificial intelligence known as the Turing test and the Chinese Room Thought Experiment, respectively, in the chapter titled "What's Wrong with Building Replicants
Pink Floyd (19,570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
political themes and that of Orwell's Animal Farm. Animals begins with a thought experiment, which asks: "If you didn't care what happened to me. And I didn't
Dome (disambiguation) (427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
designed by ASTRON and IBM Zurich Research Laboratory Norton's dome, a thought experiment concerning causality in Newtonian mechanics Dome, colloquial term
Ten (2002 film) (1,495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
British Film Institute, 2005). Copjec, Joan (May 2016). "Cinema as thought experiment: on movement and movements". differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural
The Sand Reckoner (1,876 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fill it. With these measurements, each grain of sand in Archimedes's thought-experiment would have been approximately 19µm (0.019mm) in diameter. Archimedes
Pink Floyd (19,570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
political themes and that of Orwell's Animal Farm. Animals begins with a thought experiment, which asks: "If you didn't care what happened to me. And I didn't
The Library of Babel (2,681 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the existence of God, as it is carried out by David Hume using the thought experiment of a similar library of books generated not by human mind, but by
Slender Man (5,852 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(August 21, 2013). "How the Internet's creepiest meme mutated from thought experiment to Hollywood blockbuster". The Daily Dot. Retrieved 2013-11-18. Chess
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used to study *simple* ethical interactions, such as the classical thought experiment where there are more people than a life raft can hold, and someone
Schrödinger (disambiguation) (182 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
quantum mechanics. Schrödinger may also refer to: Schrödinger's cat, a thought experiment devised by Schrödinger that illustrates what he saw as the problem
Work function (3,475 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
such as Anderson's rule and the Schottky-Mott rule, are based on the thought experiment of two materials coming together in vacuum, such that the surfaces
Peter Jackson (8,207 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World War's end, Peter Jackson has created a visually staggering thought experiment; an immersive deep-dive into what it was like for ordinary British
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each seeks Sheldon's advice. Sheldon uses the "Schrödinger's cat" thought experiment to explain that the date has both "good" and "bad" possible outcomes
Large Hadron Collider (9,931 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or other novel phenomena – is to be found when the LHC turns the thought experiment into a real one."Chris Quigg (February 2008). "The coming revolutions
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language would have sounded somewhat like bird song. However, Russell's thought experiment has been met with criticism from other paleontologists since the 1980s
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of constructive mathematics. The term "omniscience" comes from a thought experiment regarding how a mathematician might tell which of the two cases in
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Fest fest feast / celebration Gedankenexperiment gedankenexperiment thought experiment Geländesprung gelandesprung[dubious – discuss] ski jumping for distance
Laplace's demon (1,731 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tactical role playing game for the Nintendo DS, makes reference to the thought experiment with the plot-point of "Laplace Mail", an automated e-mail system
Centrifugal force (5,454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
centrifugal force to produce the observed weight difference. This thought experiment is more complicated than the previous examples in that it requires
Derek Parfit (3,587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that are barely worth living." Parfit illustrates this with a simple thought experiment: imagine a choice between two possible futures. In A, 10 billion people
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school of economics by well over a century. He describes a sort of thought experiment, in which a government would attempt to trade or confiscate through
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John H. Glenn Center at Lewis Field. Retrieved August 13, 2015. A Thought Experiment: Mining Gas Giants for Helium-3 Crowlspace | Outer Planet Mining
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Singularia (2009). Singularia: Being at an Edge in Time : a Meditation and Thought Experiment While Crossing the Galactic Core. Singularia. p. 187. ISBN 978-0-9807574-1-5
Lump of labour fallacy (896 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
retirement age.[citation needed] In an editorial in The Economist a thought experiment is proposed in which old people leave the workforce in favour of young
The Root of All Evil? (1,201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, Dawkins describe's Bertrand Russell's celestial teapot thought experiment. In The Virus Of Faith Dawkins made a more emotional appeal. The programme
Dorian Electra (1,437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
called What Mary Didn't Know, based on Frank Jackson's philosophical thought experiment of the same name (1986). 2015 saw the release of Electra's video Forever
The Hunger Games (film) (10,923 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
throughout the books, the national anthem of the fascist Capitol. So as a thought experiment, we tried to write what that might sound like. It's like the Capitol's
Futurama (11,126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and attacks him. The run is a reference to the Schrödinger's cat thought experiment of quantum mechanics. The series makes passing references to quantum
Richard Bentall (1,658 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
patients experiencing an at risk mental state for psychosis. In a 1992 thought experiment, Bentall proposed that happiness might be classified as a psychiatric
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amputated or missing limb is still attached Philosophical zombie – A thought experiment in philosophy Practopoiesis Qualia Sentience – Capacity to feel, perceive
B. F. Skinner (8,932 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
helped lead it to a ban on spanking.) Skinner's utopia is both a thought experiment and a rhetorical piece. In Walden Two, Skinner answers the problem
Relational quantum mechanics (6,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of locality is preserved inviolate for all observers. In the EPR thought experiment, a radioactive source produces two electrons in a singlet state, meaning
Brain implant (4,532 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
twist on Descartes' argument is provided by the "brain in a vat" thought experiment, which imagines a brain, sustained apart from its body in a vat of
Northwest Passage (Fringe) (2,184 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
breakdown at the supermarket "came largely out of nowhere. It was a thought experiment that took on a life of its own." Miller continued that at the time
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Logic, 1996 Viimeisistä ajoista. Ajatusleikki (On the End Times: A Thought Experiment.), in Finnish, 1997 Logiikka ja humanismi (Logic and Humanism), in
B. F. Skinner (8,932 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
helped lead it to a ban on spanking.) Skinner's utopia is both a thought experiment and a rhetorical piece. In Walden Two, Skinner answers the problem
Civilization (7,693 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
species with the cognitive ability to create civilizations. A recent thought experiment, however, has considered whether it would "be possible to detect an
Molyneux (disambiguation) (90 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Metropolitan Borough Council, England Molyneux's problem, a philosophical thought experiment Molyneux globes, terrestrial and celestial spheres made by Emery Molyneux
Heisenbug (1,318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
schrödinbug or schroedinbug (named after Erwin Schrödinger and his thought experiment) is a bug that manifests itself in running software after a programmer
William Bennett (1,924 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
would go down." Bennett responded to the criticism saying, in part: A thought experiment about public policy, on national radio, should not have received the
Protein folding (7,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or 10143 was made in one of his papers. Levinthal's paradox is a thought experiment based on the observation that if a protein were folded by sequentially
No-cloning theorem (2,860 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
allow such communication to occur. To see this, consider the EPR thought experiment, and suppose quantum states could be cloned. Assume parts of a maximally
The Idea of Justice (573 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rawls' two principles of justice emerging from the Original position thought experiment in A Theory of Justice. Sen also draws heavily on Adam Smith and his
Cobalt bomb (2,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thermonuclear weapon of the size postulated by Leo Szilard's "cobalt bomb" thought experiment by extrapolating from the effects of thermonuclear weapons of smaller
Mad Men (17,811 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Report. Retrieved March 30, 2015. Fennessey, Sean (March 30, 2015). "Thought Experiment: What If HBO Had Picked Up 'Mad Men'?". Grantland. Retrieved April
List of paradoxes (7,515 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in which the fluid is at rest. Tachyonic antitelephone: Einstein's thought experiment about how faster-than-light communication could cause a causality
Islamic Golden Age (10,072 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the study of logic and ethics. Avicenna argued his "Floating man" thought experiment concerning self-awareness, in which a man prevented of sense experience
Utilitarianism (16,773 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
view, cannot without contradicting himself reject baby farming (a thought experiment that involves mass-producing deliberately brain damaged children for
Science and technology studies (6,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the privatization of water. This notion can be examined through the thought experiment of "veil of ignorance". Legacy thinking causes people to be particularly
Thomas Metzinger (1,387 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
metzinger-benevolent-artificial-anti-natalism-baan] BAAN-scenario thought experiment Body-representation and self-consciousness, Lecture given at the
Arcade Fire (7,709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
throughout the books, the national anthem of the fascist Capitol. So as a thought experiment, we tried to write what that might sound like. It’s like the Capitol’s
Color vision (6,253 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
described one such hypothetical case with the "inverted spectrum" thought experiment. For example, someone with an inverted spectrum might experience green
Counterfactual quantum computation (867 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
definiteness, on a re-interpretation of the Elitzur–Vaidman bomb tester thought experiment, and making theoretical use of the phenomenon of interaction-free
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against France and Russia, was the only German deployment plan. The thought-experiment and the later deployment plan modelled an isolated Franco-German war
Efficient-market hypothesis (4,703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
until the information is no longer useful for trading. Note that this thought experiment does not necessarily imply that stock prices are unpredictable. For
G. K. Chesterton (7,380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
more rational to call it Semitism. In the same place he proposed the thought experiment (describing it as "a parable" and "a flippant fancy") that Jews should
Gene-centered view of evolution (3,564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
cross-species acts of kindness. Green-beard effects gained their name from a thought-experiment of Richard Dawkins, who considered the possibility of a gene that
John Birmingham (1,788 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
universe, was released in Australia in September 2008. The novel is a thought experiment, set on the eve of Operation Iraqi Freedom in March 2003. It deals
Kelvin equation (1,172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
containing a pure homogeneous vapour and liquid in equilibrium. In a thought experiment, a non-wetting tube is inserted into the liquid, causing the liquid
Fish! Philosophy (1,435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adding: To grasp just how presumptuous Fish! really is, just try a thought experiment: imagine management’s reaction if the circumstances were reversed
Natalie Villalobos (558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
she co-led the Signtific Lab, an open source massive multi-player "thought experiment" platform for scientists and technologists to help forecast future
Memetics (5,977 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 0-226-71284-2 Boyles, Robert James M. (2011), "The Enemy: A Thought Experiment on Patriarchies, Feminisms and Memes" (PDF), Feminista: Gender, Race
James K. Morrow (3,052 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
paper titled, “Charles Darwin Comes to Yasnaya Polyana,” a scholarly thought-experiment spun from Morrow’s Galápagos Regained, his novel (then in progress)
Republic (Plato) (11,070 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
consequences. After Glaucon's speech, Adeimantus adds that, in this thought experiment, the unjust should not fear any sort of divine judgement in the afterlife
Power law (7,114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
capable of black swan behavior. This can be seen in the following thought experiment: imagine a room with your friends and estimate the average monthly
Gravitational wave (10,634 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gravitational waves could transmit energy. This matter was settled by a thought experiment proposed by Richard Feynman during the first "GR" conference at Chapel
USS Cole bombing (4,998 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Victims' Families", 22 April 2009. Liptak, Adam (7 November 2018). "A Thought Experiment at the Supreme Court Over How to Sue a Country". The New York Times
Turing test (10,685 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1980 paper Minds, Brains, and Programs proposed the "Chinese room" thought experiment and argued that the Turing test could not be used to determine if
Eleanor Arnason (1,598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
love was normal and heterosexual love was abnormal, sort of as a thought experiment. And because contemporary Americans have very rigid ideas of what
Heinrich Bruns (601 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
envisioned as a world-spanning net. Satellite geodesy turned this thought experiment into a reality with the development of the GPS. Über die Perioden
Philosophical interpretation of classical physics (959 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an account for measuring devices to be used at that scale. The key thought experiment in this regard is known as Heisenberg's microscope. The problem for
Carlin Romano (1,495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Giraldi:"Romano defended his minatory spew by claiming it was a thought experiment prompted by the book, but it was really just a starved attempt to
Twilight of the Idols (2,786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
even pain is holy. He also refers to the Eternal Recurrence, his thought experiment that asks if you would be happy if you found out you had to live the
Anthology of Interest I (1,428 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ambition. On the whole, 'Anthology' plays out like a moderately engaging thought experiment; certainly not a complete waste, but nothing that justifies the existence
Polar city (620 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Arctic communities. Mr. Bloom's intent is to conduct a non-threatening thought experiment that might prod people out of their comfort zone on climate change
They Shall Not Grow Old (2,498 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Bradshaw in his review for The Guardian called it "a visually staggering thought experiment", saying "The effect is electrifying. The soldiers are returned to
Beginning of pregnancy controversy (3,436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occurrence of lower-viability embryos. This is intended to be an ethical thought experiment; Bovens states that his assumption "is not backed up by empirical
Metacognition (6,945 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Meta-emotion Metaknowledge Metaphilosophy Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Metatheory
The Life You Can Save (1,721 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
number of people who had pledged publicly reached 17,000. Singer's thought-experiment about the drowning child featured in the book formed the basis of
Velvet Goldmine (3,594 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first band, which itself was influenced by James Clerk Maxwell's thought experiment character, "Maxwell's demon". Wild's backing band, The Rats, shares
Convergence of measures (2,126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the meaning of the total variation distance, consider the following thought experiment. Assume that we are given two probability measures μ and ν, as well
Non-rocket spacelaunch (4,723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1728 book A Treatise of the System of the World was considered a thought experiment. In this usage, the term "static" is intended to convey the understanding
Kin selection (6,286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that 'innate' kin recognition plays a role in mediating altruism. A thought experiment on the kin recognition/discrimination distinction is the hypothetical
Animal rights (18,094 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the original position and the veil of ignorance—a "state of nature" thought experiment that tests intuitions about justice and fairness—in John Rawls's A
Metal–semiconductor junction (2,096 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
_{\rm {metal}}-\chi _{\rm {semi}}} This model is derived based on the thought experiment of bringing together the two materials in vacuum, and is closely related
Ursula K. Le Guin (12,603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
life. [If] you like you can read [a lot of] science fiction, as a thought-experiment. Let's say (says Mary Shelley) that a young doctor creates a human
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Campus Böröcz, József (2005), 'Redistributing Global Inequality: A Thought Experiment', Economic and Political Weekly, February 26:886-92. Böröcz, József
Gender representation in video games (7,229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are generally to be protected. The "male protagonist bingo", a 2014 thought experiment by game designer Anna Kreider, is intended to show that many prominent
Infinite Jest (5,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Funniest Joke in the World", as well as to "the experience machine", a thought experiment by Robert Nozick. Infinite Jest was marketed heavily, and Wallace