Tag Archives: Truth

Some Basic Observations about Two True Propositions, Two False Propositions, and the President of the United States

There has been some talk lately about truth, more specifically truth in a time dubbed the “post-truth” era. The point of the present post is to set forth what I think can be taken to be some basic data, basic … Continue reading

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Theories of Knowledge and Theories of (Linguistic) Representation in Parallel Outline 3

0. In the previous posts in this series, conveniently listed in the one immediately preceding this one, I have spelled out parallel sets of defining theses of some fundamental theories of knowledge, on the one hand, and theories of, first, … Continue reading

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Reading Alain Badiou’s “Being and Event” 1: An Introduction (Or Perhaps Not)

0. I have begun reading Alain Badiou, Being and Event, translated by Oliver Feltham (London and New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2005). One reason for my doing so is that, even though I earned a doctorate from (or at … Continue reading

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