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Picking Brains

Understanding the human brain

At least two interpretations of the task ‘understanding the brain’ are available. Firstly, one can seek an understanding of the brain as an object – a purely anatomical undertaking. 1,191 more words

Where is Illustration?

Answering this straightforward question, I can certainly say that illustration is everywhere. It is broadly used in advertisement, mass media, magazines, books, etc. We’re surrounded by illustration and don’t even notice this for most of the time. 366 more words

Michael Bergmann

Michael Bergmann is a Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University. He holds a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Waterloo and a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame.  46 more words


Internalism/Externalism notes

Some notes on internalism and externalism

I made a bad mistake and tried to discuss philosophy with some Christian Reconstructionists.  I couldn’t get them to move beyond sloganeering and cliches.   1,099 more words


Internalism about Justification

Both Foundationalism and Coherentism are internalist accounts of justification. Both seem to be plagued by problems, in part because they are proposition based accounts of justification. 507 more words



Introduction Papers: 

  1. Alvin Goldman’s A Causal Theory of Knowing
  2. Susan Hurely’s Varieties of externalism


  1. Alvin Goldman and Erik  Olsson’s Reliabilism and the Value of Knowledge…
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Some Notes on Scriptural Epistemology Pt.1

§ 1. Who Told Adam He Was Naked?

After eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, Adam says that he was afraid of God because he, Adam, knew himself to be naked. 1,054 more words