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Behavioral Science Paperblog Pick in Philosophy

Behavioral Science

(1958-59 class of Fellows at Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences; link) Sometimes the rubric "behavioral science" is used to capture some of the research areas of... Read more

China’s Religion Memo Paperblog Pick in Philosophy

China’s Religion Memo

China’s ruling Central Committee does not often issue written “notices” or directives. When it does, people pay attention. Because such notices emanate from on Party high, they... Read more

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