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A [[Sequences | collection]] of posts dealing with the fundamentals of rationality: the difference between the map and the territory, Bayes's Theorem and the nature of evidence, why anyone should care about truth, minds as reflective cognitive engines, etcetera.
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==Introductory Posts and Essays==
 
 
 
* [http://yudkowsky.net/rational/the-simple-truth The Simple Truth] @yudkowsky.net
 
* [http://yudkowsky.net/rational/bayesAn Intuitive Explanation of Bayes's Theorem] @yudkowsky.net
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/go/why_truth_and/ Why Truth?]
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jl/what_is_evidence/ What is Evidence?]
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jn/how_much_evidence_does_it_take/ How Much Evidence Does It Take?]
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jr/how_to_convince_me_that_2_2_3/ How to Convince Me That 2 + 2 = 3] and [http://lesswrong.com/lw/k2/a_priori/ A Priori]
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jp/occams_razor/ Occam's Razor]
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/jm/the_lens_that_sees_its_flaws/ The Lens that Sees its Flaws]
 
 
 
==Advanced Posts==
 
 
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/o5/the_second_law_of_thermodynamics_and_engines_of/ The Second Law of Thermodynamics, and Engines of Cognition] (requires: [http://lesswrong.com/lw/o1/entropy_and_short_codes/ entropy] and [http://lesswrong.com/lw/o2/mutual_information_and_density_in_thingspace/ mutual information])
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/hk/priors_as_mathematical_objects/ Priors as Mathematical Objects]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/s6/probability_is_subjectively_objective/ Probability is Subjectively Objective]
 

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