Tag Archives: Wisdom

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 – Postmodernism and science

Foundations of Logic Facebook Page – postmodernism and science Science seems to me to be a process of observing, contemplating, producing hypotheses to account for observations, then designing experiments to eliminate one or more of the available possible models. The … 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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Evonomics – How economics can free itself

Evonomics – How Economics Can Free Itself from Religious Dogmatism Pure theory made economics more remote from day-to-day reality. A lot in what Rapley writes, and a lot more in what Daniel Krynicki writes below, and as what one might … Continue reading

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FoLogic – Ontology and Epistemology

Andrei Mirovan – Ontology and Epistemology [Rarely do I reproduce someone else’s post in full, and this one is deserving of it] ~~ Some BASIC (minimal, working) DEFINITIONS that I would suggest (presenting and refining some largely shared conventions of … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Freedom – constraints – Updated 3July17

Captivity of Mind Creates Freedom Illusions This is interesting – serious yes and no stuff. Yes, most certainly, we need to each make the effort to explore both ourselves internally and our contextual existence externally (physically, socially, ecologically and intellectually), … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Freedom, complexity, boundaries

Ideapod – Freedom The relationship between freedom complexity, strategies and boundaries We are very complex entities, with many levels of embodied systems from both genetic and cultural contexts. All new levels of complexity seem to emerge from new levels of … Continue reading

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