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Modern Academia And Its Conceits

I have been motivated to write a couple future posts by a book I recently read, Wittgenstein: A Very Short Introduction by A.C. Grayling. In place of a proper “introduction”, he belittles Wittgenstein’s prowess and contributions, as well as somehow … Continue reading

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Correlation – First Truths

Gottfried Leibniz was a contemporary of Spinoza (they are called the two greatest rationalists after Descartes – read correctly either way) who had reviewed the Ethics but did not agree philosophically on the grounds that it contradicted Orthodox belief. His … Continue reading

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