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Topic Modeling and Clustering Case Study

We look in detail at some of the most common clustering and topic modeling techniques in NLP against a philosophical text to see how they perform. Focused on Python sklearn and gensim libraries that support K-Means, Hierarchical and Non-negative…

ChatGPT Code Generation Capabilities: a case study of topic modeling in python

Introduction What follows is a description of a few weeks interaction with ChatGPT using it as a sort of coding assistant for a research project in Topic Modeling that I am currently working on. Topic Modeling is in and of itself a semi-advanced…
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Semantic Spaces and Word Embeddings

Just released, see full paper here.   Abstract One of the critical hurdles, and breakthroughs, in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP) in the last two decades has been the development of techniques for text representation…
Connecting the Physical and Philosophical Realms

Applied philosophy podcast hosted by Ron Macklin

I recently joined Ron Macklin and Deb Dendy of MacklinConnection on “The Story in Your Head” podcast. Together we discussed the connections between the physical, metaphysical, and philosophical realms. We talked about a number of philosophical…

Language, Symbol and Meaning

Notes from the Digital Underground, Wednesday October 12, 2022 As i dive deeper into the bowels of Machine Learning (ML), exploring the nuance and depth of its underlying geometry mathematical formulations, the role of mathematics, symbol…
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Idealogical Reference Architecture (IRA), abridged version published in Open Journal of Philosophy (OJPP)

Abridged version available in the latest issue (Vol.12 No.3 2022) of Open Journal of Philosophy (OJPP), accessible here. Complete text available online here.   Abstract With this work we introduce a system of idealogical metaphysics which…
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The Tree of Life

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And…

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homo mysticus: ex machina

Homo Mysticus: ex machina

Homo mysticus is a book about the science of mysticism, seen through the lens of ancient cosmogony and sacred geometry. This book connects the spiritual and the otherworldly to the practical and tangible in a refreshingly down-to-earth way. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in the subjects of both mysticism and science.

Metaphysics Reconsidered

Metaphysics Reconsidered

This work sits at the tail end of a progression of studies into theology, mysticism, and philosophy which reaches its apex here philosophically. It builds off of the understanding of the (shared) foundations of theological, mystical, and philosophical knowledge from antiquity that we explore in Theology Reconsidered and Homo Mysticus that have…