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Enlightenment and Utopianism February 19, 2024
The changing meaning of atheism February 15, 2024
Parfit’s Triple Theory February 14, 2024
Do the locomotion February 14, 2024
Long-sightedness in politics February 13, 2024
Insect insights February 12, 2024
Vague musings February 9, 2024
The Enlightenment view of history February 8, 2024
Moral facts as facts about cooperation February 7, 2024
On the Historical Role of Philosophy February 6, 2024
Dupré on the Renaissance and the Enlightenment February 6, 2024
AI beyond alignment February 5, 2024
Habermas via Heath, on norms February 2, 2024
Hayek and cultural evolution February 1, 2024
Human moral emotions January 1, 2024
Causes of low Roman fertility December 15, 2023
Machine culture December 8, 2023
Important, neglected AI topics November 13, 2023
A framing November 6, 2023
What Children Can Do That Large Language Models Cannot (Yet) November 1, 2023
Prestige and content biases together shape the cultural transmission of narratives November 1, 2023
Four levers of reciprocity across human societies November 1, 2023
Social Influence as Intrinsic Motivationfor Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning November 1, 2023
Quantifying the effects of environment and population diversity in multi-agent reinforcement learning September 12, 2023
Large language models show human-like content biases in transmission chain experiments September 11, 2023
Two Types of Aggression in Human Evolution September 8, 2023
Property rights and long-run economic growth September 8, 2023
Why arms control is so rare September 7, 2023
Preparing for the (non-existent?) future of work September 7, 2023
On the origin of forager bands September 7, 2023
The Cultural Origins of the Demographic Transition in France September 5, 2023
Is it good to cooperate? September 5, 2023
Zero-sum thinking, the evolution of effort suppressing beliefs, and economic development September 5, 2023
The Outlook for Long-Term Economic Growth September 4, 2023
Human ancestors nearly went extinct 900,000 years ago September 1, 2023
Benefits of bipedalism August 31, 2023
Darwinian dynamics August 31, 2023
This is how you pitch evolutionary game theory August 31, 2023
Ritual, Religion, and Reciprocity August 31, 2023
Cooperation, Stability, and Scale August 30, 2023
Benefits of Mindreading and Signaling August 29, 2023
Scaling Laws for Primates August 28, 2023
Biological Anchors August 25, 2023
Running Through Compute August 24, 2023
Summarizing History August 24, 2023
Sterelny’s Theory of Human Cognitive Evolution August 22, 2023
AI Models and the Evolution of Human Cognition August 21, 2023
The Difficulty of Cooperation August 20, 2023
Levels of Selection and the Major Evolutionary Transitions August 19, 2023
AI, Evolution, and the Benefits of Variation August 18, 2023
Categorizing Catastrophic AI Risks August 17, 2023