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Why It’s Good To Be Wrong

Nothing obstructs access to the truth like a belief in absolute truthfulness.

By David Deutsch Illustrations by Gérard DuBois January 15, 2015

Re-Post from Nautilus… 3,299 more words

Civil Society

Why the best seek out the best

The very best in any walk of life possess a defining quality that becomes apparent when we see them expressing themselves in full flow – they seem to have absolute conviction in what they need to do and how they need to do it. 695 more words

Riffing on Knowledge and Certainty *rough*

The epistemic attitude of “knowing” is fascinating. It’s one of our most common feelings or expressed attitudes, but we rarely reflect on what it means to know something, and what knowing something demands of us. 1,285 more words

Philosophy

My Philosophy and Theology in a nutshell

I, Lloyd Martin Conjuico Tayong am a professed Calvinist—by definition a Christian who believes in man’s total depravity, that we are, by nature, ultimately corrupt to the core since the Fall of Man and can and will do zilch to come before God in surrender apart from divine providence. 1,054 more words

Apologetics

Day one of the Frankfurt Conference

In April 2014, the Idealism and Pragmatism Network and a project on “Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy” based at the Philosophy Department at Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt held a conference on ‘Bridging Traditions: Idealism and Pragmatism’. 1,003 more words

Idealism And Pragmatism: A History

The End is Nigh: 1.165 - 1.175

The End of Book I, that is!  Not to be confused with the end of Volume 1.

This is the continuation of the paper discussed in our last two posts, ‘Fallibilism, Continuity, and Evolution’.  972 more words

Little Questions and Poor Little Particles: 1.151-1.164

So. Fallibilism. It’s part of Peirce’s philosophy that I find particularly interesting, since fallibilism is rarely approached with any kind of critical eye in epistemology today. 1,159 more words