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Seven Perspectives on Theism

Many laymen seem to believe that there are at most three perspectives one may adopt concerning the question of whether God exists. More sophisticated thinkers are in general consensus that there are four. 3,549 more words

Philosophy

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and Mathematical Beauty

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus was developed by Ludwig Wittgenstein in 1922. The preface states in all capital letters, “THIS BOOK WILL PERHAPS ONLY BE UNDERSTOOD BY THOSE WHO HAVE themselves already thought the thoughts which are expressed in it-or similar thoughts.” 380 more words

Knowledge

Five of the Worst Misconceptions in Philosophy

1) Kierkegaard’s Leap to Faith

To faith. Not of faith. Faith is the thing to be reached, a kind of moral perfection expressible even in ignorance. 1,382 more words

Philosophy

Wittgenstein on Occam's Razor

As for Occam’s Razor, consider Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus:

3.328 If a sign is not necessary then it is meaningless. That is the meaning of Occam’s Razor. 117 more words

Philosophy

Wittgenstein And Philosophy As Fiction

“I say that it will form an important part of the training, because it is so with human beings; not because it could not be imagined otherwise.” 695 more words

Essays

Jürgen Habermas, Guardian of Mystical 'Rationality' - Part Two

Habermas fails to understand and denies the living relationship between concepts, language and the world. Neither concepts and language, if they are to be relevant, can be imposed arbitrarily on the world, rather they develop… 1,180 more words

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