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http://www.kurzweilai.net/articles/art0464.html?printable=1
A New Kind of Science - critical review Open in a new browser window
   Detailed and critical review by Ray Kurzweil of the book by Stephen Wolfram.
   http://www.kurzweilai.net/articles/art0464.html?printable=1
http://www.wolframscience.com/nksonline/
A New Kind of Science by Stephen Wolfram Open in a new browser window
   Science from the point of view of complex systems: from the origins of apparent randomness in physical systems, to the development of complexity in biology.
   http://www.wolframscience.com/nksonline/
http://www.chronon.org
Chronon Critical Points Open in a new browser window
   Scientific applets, articles and book critically examine claims made in popular books
   http://www.chronon.org
http://www.thymos.com/tat/emergenc.html
Consciousness, Life and Meaning Open in a new browser window
   Essay on evolution and consciousness by Piero Scaruffi.
   http://www.thymos.com/tat/emergenc.html
http://www.digitalphilosophy.org/
Digital Philosophy -- Discrete Physics Open in a new browser window
   Assuming that all quantities, including space and time, are finite and discrete.
   http://www.digitalphilosophy.org/
http://history.hyperjeff.net/
Events in History of Physics Open in a new browser window
   Time-lines of thermodynamics, electromagnetism, and symmetry. With links to other time-lines and resources.
   http://history.hyperjeff.net/
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/physics-experiment/
Experiment in Physics Open in a new browser window
   On the uses, value, and epistomelogy of experiment. By Allan Franklin, University of Colorado.
   http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/physics-experiment/
http://www.interdisciplinary-discussion.com
INTER-5-CIRCLE: Interdisciplinary Discussion : Biology, QM, .. Open in a new browser window
   Questions at the interface between physics, biology and philosophy
   http://www.interdisciplinary-discussion.com
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/qt-idind/
Identity and Individuality in Quantum Theory Open in a new browser window
   Assesses the metaphysical implications of quantum theory by considering the impact of the theory on our understanding of objects as individuals with well defined identity conditions. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by Steven French.
   http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/qt-idind/
http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/us/kuhn.htm
Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions Open in a new browser window
   Crucial chapter from Kuhn's famous book outlining how sciences is forced to go through a paradigm-shift, and see the world in terms of a new theory and new concepts.
   http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/us/kuhn.htm
http://www.panmere.com/rosen/
Life and Physics Open in a new browser window
   Biological systems demonstrate complexities beyond the strictures of Newtonian mechanics. (Robert Rosen)
   http://www.panmere.com/rosen/
http://www.mathpages.com/home/iphysics.htm
MathPages: Physics Open in a new browser window
   Collection of essays, not always orthodox, but always lucid, on historical and important current issues in mathematics and physics.
   http://www.mathpages.com/home/iphysics.htm
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/view/subjects/physics.html
PhilSci Archive - Subject: Physics Open in a new browser window
   Collection of papers on causality, free will etc
   http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/view/subjects/physics.html
http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/carnap.htm
Philosophical Foundations of Physics by R. Carnap Open in a new browser window
   Positivist view of Physics, which had influenced the Copenhagen Interpretation of the Quantum mechanics (CI).
   http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/carnap.htm
http://web.mit.edu/afs/athena.mit.edu/user/r/e/redingtn/www/netadv/founds.html
Philosophy and Foundations Open in a new browser window
   A collection of links, from Norman Redington at MIT.
   http://web.mit.edu/afs/athena.mit.edu/user/r/e/redingtn/www/netadv/founds.html
http://www.bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~suchii/physics.index.html
Philosophy of Physics Open in a new browser window
   A collection of articles and notes from Soshichi Uchii, at Kyoto University.
   http://www.bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~suchii/physics.index.html
http://www.csicop.org/si/9701/quantum-quackery.html
Quantum Quackery Open in a new browser window
   Skeptical overview of QM and consciousness connection.
   http://www.csicop.org/si/9701/quantum-quackery.html
http://www.friesian.com/penrose.htm
Review of "The Emperor's New Mind", by Roger Penrose Open in a new browser window
   His exploration is so much more serious philosophically than almost anything that has been done since Einstein and Schrodinger
   http://www.friesian.com/penrose.htm
http://sciphilos.info
Science and Philosophy Open in a new browser window
   Comprises a high school course that offers source writings for study of the relationship between philosophical and scientific discoveries and personal world-views.
   http://sciphilos.info
http://www.softpanorama.org/Skeptics/index.shtml
Science, Pseudoscience and Society Open in a new browser window
   Papers by Feynman on paranormal 'sciences', Sokal Affair (use of pseudo-physics in social sciences), critique of Kuhn. Also a collection of links.
   http://www.softpanorama.org/Skeptics/index.shtml
http://www.shakespeare2ndlaw.com/
Shakespeare and Thermodynamics - Dam the Second Law! Open in a new browser window
   What the second law of thermodynamics is all about, and how it is constantly 'dammed' or blocked by activation energy
   http://www.shakespeare2ndlaw.com/
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/spacetime-iframes/
Space and Time: Inertial Frames Open in a new browser window
   On the frames of reference relative to which motion and rest are measured; by Robert DiSalle.
   http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/spacetime-iframes/
http://cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/reviews/
The Bactra Reviews Open in a new browser window
   A set of book and article reviews, not limited to physics.
   http://cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/reviews/
http://dannyreviews.com/h/The_Mind_of_God.html
The Mind of God Open in a new browser window
   A review of Paul Davies' exposition of foundational philosophical issues.
   http://dannyreviews.com/h/The_Mind_of_God.html
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/archive/00002823/01/Varieties_of_Explanatory_Autonomy.pdf
Varieties of Explanatory Autonomy Open in a new browser window
   Transcript of a talk by Lawrence Sklar discussing areas of physics not directly explicable by fundamental dynamic principles alone. [PDF]
   http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/archive/00002823/01/Varieties_of_Explanatory_Autonomy.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EPR_paradox
Wikipedia - EPR Paradox Open in a new browser window
   Measurement performed on one part of a quantum system can have an instantaneous effect on the result of a measurement performed on another part. Entaglment.
   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EPR_paradox

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