31 December 2020

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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THE ELEMENTS OF TRUTH PROJECT
FOREWORD

A. ON TRUTH
I. ELEMENTS OF INVESTIGATION
II. ELEMENTS OF ARGUMENT
III. ELEMENTS OF DECEPTION

B. ON SCIENCE
I. SCIENCE FACTS
II. THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD
III. SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS

C. ON THE LIMITATIONS OF THE HUMAN MIND
I. EVOLUTIONARY EPISTEMOLOGY
II. BIASES, ERRORS, AND FALLACIES

D. ON ACTION
I. DECISION MAKING
II. PREDICTION
III. MODELLING THE WORLD AROUND US

GLOSSARY
NOTES AND REFERENCES
INDEX