Archive for January, 2014

The Evolutes of Prakriti

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

In the course of researching the Samkhya cosmogony, I noticed that the diagrams indicate a great variety of interpretations. I thought it would be interesting to display them here.    

Yoga Links from ‘Sacred Texts’

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

THE YOGA SUTRAS OF PATANJALI by Charles Johnston [1912] THIS CONCISE WORK DESCRIBES AN EARLY STAGE IN THE PHILOSOPHY AND PRACTISE OF YOGA. Dating from about 150 B.C., the work shows dualist and Buddhist influences. Required reading if you are interested in Yoga or meditation. THE YOGA SUTRAS OF PATANJALI ANOTHER TRANSLATION OF THIS ...

Short Reading List on Sociological Identity

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

A Conceptual Model of Multiple Dimensions of Identity by Susan R. Jones, Marylu K. McEwen, Journal of College Student Development, V 41, No. 4, July/August 2000 A conceptual model of multiple dimensions of identity depicts a core sense of self or one’s personal identity. Intersecting circles surrounding the core identity represent significant identity dimensions  ...


Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Let X be an ensemble and x an individual. This individual may or may not be aware of their membership status wrt X, and may or may not correctly understand their status Bx[ x ∈ X ]Bx[ x ∉ X ] x ∈ XIdentityFalse Alienity x ∉ XFalse IdentityAlienity ~Bx[ x ...

Agent Based Modelling Material

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

The Ascape Model Developer's Manual Individual-Based Models:an annotated list of links by Craig Reynolds Introduction to Stochastic Actor-Based Models for Network Dynamics (pdf) by Tom A.B. Snijdersy, Gerhard G. van de Buntz, Christian E.G. Steglichx This paper gives an introduction to stochastic actor-based models for dynamics of directed networks, using only a minimum of mathematics. The focus ...