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Email to Justin

Email from Justin – Why you don’t need to find your purpose in life – Do you believe you’re meant to have a purpose in life? Hi Justin, At the conscious rational level – of course not – makes no … Continue reading

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Put up a new Page above – Risks and responses

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Foundations of Logic – foundations of mathematics

Foundations of logic – In Logical terms, which is your preferred Foundations for Mathematics/Logic? Evolution. Without it, we would not have brains capable of making mathematical abstractions. [followed by] Hi Robert, That is not as I see it. It seems … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic [Continued]

Foundations of Logic continued Hi Andrei Mirovan Consider this view for a moment. Prior to the formal discovery of the most simple instance of possible logics (what we may call classical logic) the terms know, and knowledge referred to a … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic -knowledge, truth, science

Foundations of Logic thread On a more GENERAL level: can science aspire to be a type of activity that pursues KNOWLEDGE (and that also ACQUIRES it reasonably often), and, at the same time, accept that its claims and theories are … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Truth ?

What if we defined the validity of an argument in terms of falsity? To say that argument is valid iff the falsity of premises guarantees the falsity of conclusion? What’s so special about truth? Two very different classes of consideration … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – parable of the Elephant – and other side discussions

Reply to Andrei’s question on the parable of the Elephant and the blind men Hi Andrei, It seems very likely to me that the whole notion of philosophy being based in “truth” is a simplistic illusion. It seems that at … Continue reading

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