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Wittgenstein on Philosophy, Pt. III

This follows Wittgenstein on Philosophy, Pt II. and Wittgenstein on Philosophy. We will now explore the reasons Wittgenstein gives for our philosophical misunderstandings.  “(a) The tendency to look for something in common to all the entities which we commonly subsume … Continue reading

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The Verifiably Impossible

Day by day I find that our biggest problem as humanity is the disconnect between experience and the value we accord the verifiably impossible (see post). It’s funny that the biggest problem in creating a so-called better world – that … Continue reading

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An Important Distinction

This will help structure the foundation of Active Philosophy, taken from Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason: “Accordingly the Transcendental Analytic leads to this important conclusion, that the most of the understanding can achieve a priori is to anticipate the form … Continue reading

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The Hsi-Westbrook Theory of Wrongness (Proposed)

No one is correct, but everyone is correct. Everyone is entitled to believe in a certain thing or a way of life. However, since nothing can be known in an absolute sense it is essential that we acknowledge that no … Continue reading

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On Fear of One Another II

This blog is in response to Fear of One Another Which is a follow up to the debate started in the posts On Science, Religion, and Nationalism On Science, Religion, and Nationalism II I will also admit that I was … Continue reading

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Baruch Spinoza, Part I – or, Don’t Blame God for Religion

Devising this post set my blogging back a considerable amount timewise. It is in response to Caprice, and also in response to Self Control.  It is also a continuation of The Calculus of Decisions. Spinoza is an amazing thinker.  I … Continue reading

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Self Control

This post is in response to Caprice. It is also a continuation The Calculus of Decisions. I want to comment on a couple of themes that have been appearing on this blog. The first, of course, is active philosophy. How … Continue reading

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