Tag Archives: Philosophy

Medium – moral philosophy

Moral Philosophy and What To Aim For In Your Life Our moral philosophy determines what we care about and what we don’t care about. This is really complex territory. A reasonable understanding of the modern synthesis of evolutionary biology and … Continue reading

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Quora – Correspondence theory

What are the weak points of correspondence theory? For me, the weaknesses are not so much with correspondence theory, but with our understandings of reality and our place in it, and the distinction between our experiential reality and whatever it … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – consciousness

Foundations of Logic Facebook group. “Why?” questions = infinite regress. “How?” questions = infinite progress. Turtles all the way down in a sense, but that sense is unreal. Our best understanding of consciousness from an evolutionary perspective is that perception … Continue reading

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Science/philosophy

What are the similarities and differences between philosophy and science? In the broadest sense, there is no difference. Philosophy is the love of wisdom. Wisdom is understanding reality (which includes ourselves) and the most powerful ways of relating to it. … Continue reading

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What do we call a thief in science?

What do we call a thief in science? Lots of different answers possible – a small selection: A thief is someone who takes something of value without permission. That can happen in any walk of life. One can make a … Continue reading

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Facebook exchange with Tom on causality and understanding

In response to a facebook post of Toms that included “: if we assert there is a cause for something, we have to, by implication of that assertion, find the cause for causation also. I mean, if cause, where did … Continue reading

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Scientific attitude

It seems to me that even more than what you are researching, it depends upon what you think the scientific attitude is. To me, the scientific attitude is one of eternal questioning, and eternal reliance on the evidence of experience … Continue reading

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