Basic Concepts: Mathematics, Philosophy, Logic and Computer Science

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Mathematics
Statistics

Statistics Primer, Part 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 by Echidne of the Snakes
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General Mathematics

Logic and Computability

Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

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Here is a list of Basic Concept posts in Mathematics. Recently Added: Fractals by Karmen at Chaotic Utopia; Innumeracy by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math StatisticsNormal Distribution by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad MathMean, Median and Mode by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad…
Here is a list of Basic Concept posts in Computer Science and Logic. Recently Added: "Binary Search" by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math "Logic" by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math "Modal Logic" by Mark Chu-Carroll at Good Math, Bad Math "Syntax and Semantics" by Mark Chu-Carroll…
We need more mathematical analysis to counter the claims of creationists, and here's a good one: Mark Chu-Carroll has started a new weblog titled Good Math, Bad Math, and it right now is an excellent post that takes apart Dembski's mangling of the NFL theorem. Recommended, and welcome to blogtopia!
Faster computers come out all the time, but it's what we do with a CPU that determines its true usefulness. On Good Math, Bad Math, Mark Chu-Carroll introduces us to Google's new programming language, Go. Noting the minimalist design of the language, Chu-Carroll writes "if you want a C-like…