1 John 3:18 Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth
This seems like one of the most fundamental questions in philosophy. Lots of people, including me, when they enter the world of philosophy, do so to try and find truth. They want to understand what is going on in the world they inhabit and how they should act. They also want to be sure about it.Continue reading “What it means to discover truth”
It is possible to show that a proof must be a least a certain number of steps in logical systems. This sparked a thought.
(Don’t worry – no mathematics is needed to understand this article)Continue reading “The limits of rigour?”
Why is it so difficult to counter Skepticism? This is because Philosophical Skepticism can leave you with nothing to build an argument with. The difficulty of dispatching Philosophical Skepticism becomes clearer by looking at how we cope with everyday skepticism. It then becomes clear that our normal means of proof simply do not exist when trying to counter a Philosophical Skeptic.Continue reading “The Skeptic’s Plight”
…if you are not a nihilist. One of the greatest difficulties with uncertainty is that, although you are unsure what the effects – if any – of your actions are, you cannot escape moral decisions.Continue reading “Moral decisions are inescapable”