There were a number of converging factors that provoked me to write about this question. Being an avid reader of other’s opinions, sometimes I am prone to feel more optimism or more pessimism where the notion of “equality” is concern. 1,428 more words
Tags » Epistemology
by Hubert Krivine
Synopsis: How mankind discovered the size, trajectory and age of the Earth.
Our planet’s elliptical orbit around the Sun and its billions-of-years existence are facts we take for granted, matters every literate high school student is expected to grasp. 265 more words
This is the best of all possible worlds. Substances do not interact. Choices are determined but free. How could any serious philosopher have made such absurd and patently false claims? 1,860 more words
For the last couple of weeks, I have been busy fine-tuning the theoretical framework underpinning my study and, specifically, trying to delineate its social ontology. By now, I have come to firmly reject ontological models of the world which reduce social reality to just one dimension of the individual versus social dichotomy (i.e. 901 more words