The perils of “audism” and of speaking on behalf of a group

Earlier this summer a group of scientists headed by Wei-Hsi Yeh and affiliated with Harvard, MIT, Boston Children’s Hospital and the Australian Royal Children’s Hospital published a paper in Science Translational Medicine entitled “In vivo base editing restores sensory transduction and transiently improves auditory function in a mouse model of recessive deafness.” Despite the typically…

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

Philosophy as a Way of Life

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by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at https://massimopigliucci.org/essays/