30 de septiembre de 2016

Inference: International Review of Science

Type: Online Digital Resources
Date: September 27, 2016
Subject Fields: History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Linguistics, Philosophy, Research and Methodology, Social Sciences

Vol. 2, no. 3 (Fall 2016)

Table of Contents
Critical Essays
Fukugen, by Ivan Fesenko
On Shinichi Mochizuki’s Inter-universal Teichmüller Theory

The Recovery of Case, by David Berlinski & Juan Uriagereka
On Vergnaud’s letter to Noam Chomsky and Howard Lasnik

The Excitable Mitochondria, by John Hewitt
A new view of the fundamental units of the nervous system.

Review Essay
Cantor’s Diagonalization Method, by Alexander Kharazishvili
The power of the diagonal method for set theory, recursion theory, and Gödel’s incompleteness theorem.

Book Reviews
What Kind of Creatures Are We? by Noam Chomsky
W. Tecumseh Fitch

Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality by Max Tegmark
Daniel Kleitman

The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by Sean Carroll
Luke Barnes

Through Vegetal Being: Two Philosophical Perspectives by Luce Irigaray and Michael Marder
Daniel Gelernter

Experiment Review
Two Experiments in Abiogenesis, by James Tour
An analysis of two flawed experiments.

Film Review
The Man Who Knew Infinity, a film about mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan
Krishnaswami Alladi

Short Notes
On Being a Fish, by Bret Weinstein
On cladistic relationships. The first installment of a series examining nomenclature.

Lost at Sea, by Josh Gelernter
The story of brilliant physicist Ettore Majorana, who mysteriously disappeared in 1938.