Professor Bart Kosko, Ph.D., J.D.
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Selected Philosophical Essays

''Negative Evidence,'' Edge Foundation, World Question Center (answer to Edge question: What scientific concept ought to be more widely known?), 1 January 2017.
''Thinking Machines = Old Algorithms on Faster Computers,'' Edge Foundation, World Question Center (answer to Edge question: What do you think about machines that think?), 17 January 2015.
''Statistical Independence,'' Edge Foundation, World Question Center (answer to Edge question: What scientific idea is ready for retirement?), 14 January 2014.
''Lamplight Probabilities,'' Edge Foundation, World Question Center (answer to Edge question: What should we be worried about?), 13 January 2013.
''Why the Sun Still Shines,'' Edge Foundation, World Question Center (answer to Edge question: What is your favorite deep or elegant explanation?), 15 January 2012.
''Q.E.D. Moments,'' Edge Foundation, World Question Center (answer to Edge question: What scientific concept would improve everyone's cognitive toolkit?), 15 January 2011.
''Cheap Cryonic Suspension of Brains,'' Edge Foundation, World Question Center (answer to Edge question: What will change everything?), 1 January 2009.
''The Sample Mean,'' Edge Foundation, World Question Center (answer to Edge question: What have you changed your mind about?), 1 January 2008.
''The Fuzzy 'Yin Yang' Equation,'' Serpentine Gallery display of Equation Art, Edge Foundation (answer to Edge question: What is your equation?), 13 October 2007.
''Computers Will Let Data Tell More of Their Own Story,'' Edge Foundation, World Question Center (answer to Edge question: What are you optimistic about?), 1 January 2007.
''Most Bell Curves have Thick Tails,'' Edge Foundation, World Question Center (answer to Edge question: What is your dangerous idea?), 1 January 2006.
''The Future of God,'' Free Inquiry, vol. 15, no. 3, 43 - 44, Summer 1995.
''Heaven in a Chip,'' Free Inquiry, vol. 15, no. 4, 37 - 38, Fall 1995.
''Chipping Away at Your Brain,'' Datamation, 96 - 97, 15 April 1994.
''In Defense of God,'' IEEE Expert, vol. 5, no. 1, 74 - 76, February 1990.