Tag Archives: Epistemology

Reflecting on Russell’s Religion and Science 1. Scientism and the Four Purported Magisteria

1. One reason why I have not been posting over the past months is because I have been caught up in the teaching of courses new to me, in ethics, medical ethics, and environmental ethics. These having been courses for … Continue reading

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Universal Propositions and “Existential Import”

Introduction. In a note (25, p. 171) in Christopher Shields’ quite admirable overview, Aristotle (2nd edition; London and New York: Routledge, 2014), we find the following passage, setting forth (Ibid., p. 143) the “three simple and, he [Aristotle] thinks, intuitively … Continue reading

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Theories of Knowledge and Theories of Linguistic Representation in Parallel Outline 1

0. I have found myself turning my attention to literature and the philosophy of literature, more specifically to the literature that is the fictional narrative represented the short story and the novel and the philosophy thereof. This is one of … Continue reading

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