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Andrew Collier, 1944–2014

There’s a lovely obituary for Andrew Collier, the critical realist philosopher, in Radical Philosophy: Andrew Collier’s contribution to realist philosophy and social theory can perhaps best be summed up in the title of one of his chapters in the collection Critical… Read More ›

The big data brain drain

This provocative post by Jake VanderPlas argues that “the skills required to be a successful scientific researcher are increasingly indistinguishable from the skills required to be successful in industry” and that important implications follow from this for the future of higher education. There… Read More ›