# Highly Advanced Epistemology 101 for Beginners

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Eliezer Yudkowsky's bottom-up guide to epistemology. Includes practical applications and puzzling meditations.

**Intro**

- The Useful Idea of Truth
- Rationality: Appreciating Cognitive Algorithms
- Minor Post - Skill: The Map is Not the Territory
- Minor Post - Firewalling the Optimal from the Rational

**Causality/Physics**

- The Fabric of Real Things
- Causal Diagrams and Causal Models
- Stuff That Makes Stuff Happen
- Causal Reference
- Causal Universes

**Logic/Mathematics**

- Proofs, Implications, and Models
- Logical Pinpointing
- Standard and Nonstandard Numbers
- Gödel's Completeness and Incompleteness Theorems
- Second-Order Logic: The Controversy

**Mixed Reference**