John McCreery's Blog – March 2012 Archive (2)

How Should We Argue? Consider Deliberative Discourse

Found in Fast Company, this article has a lot to say to us who like to argue fruitfully and especially perhaps to those among us looking for careers in applied anthropology.

Added by John McCreery on March 22, 2012 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Modeling Illustrated. Do You Know Netlogo?

In the Theory for Anthropology Group, we have started a discussion of model thinking, i.e., using models, which, as statistician George E.P. Box put it "are always wrong but sometimes useful" to think about social and cultural processes. The discussion was stimulated by my discovery of Scott Page's free…


Added by John McCreery on March 9, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment


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