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Champion of common sense.
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Wed 16 Nov, 2011 04:42 pm - [quote]There is no such thing as a moral predicate its merely an imaginary invention of deontologist to make people feel obliged to follow the maxims of their actions by attempting to posit their... (view)
Wed 9 Nov, 2011 06:04 pm - This is an open discussion regarding this normative ethical theory. I would like to hear what people have to say about this ethical theory and present objections against it. In turn, I would like... (view)
Wed 9 Nov, 2011 05:56 pm - Kant is attempting to tackle a classical puzzle for empiricism: that empiricism has no grounding/basic beliefs and therefore all our empirical beliefs lack justification. Kant thinks that... (view)
Wed 9 Nov, 2011 05:36 pm - [quote]The problem seems to me that some perceptions, interpretations, and perspectives [b]are more consistent with experience[/b] and predictive than others. But none are absolutely true--[b]only... (view)
Fri 28 Oct, 2011 12:19 pm - [quote]My current understanding is that scientific knowledge is inferential and therefore can never attain certainty, given the limitations of human perception. Hume, et al.[/quote] Hume's... (view)
Tue 25 Oct, 2011 08:43 pm - [quote]I think the attack comes from the fact that scientists do make choices. [/quote] Fair enough. Scientists indeed adopt paradigms inorder to conduct research, but, is the knowledge... (view)
Tue 25 Oct, 2011 03:00 am - [quote]there is a school of thought that scientific research is driven by cultural, social, political, and even financial profit frameworks. Thus, the view that scientific facts are objective is... (view)
Mon 24 Oct, 2011 12:50 pm - [quote]The argument that "consistent facts" imply such an a priori reality, is circular because "facts" are cognitive constructs[/quote] I should also add that science being... (view)
Fri 21 Oct, 2011 08:12 pm - [quote]The OP argues that "reality" is prior to "thought" but the evidence being here denied points to there being no a priori foundation called "reality" which is... (view)
Fri 21 Oct, 2011 03:06 pm - [quote] You think "understanding" is independent of "prediction and control"[/quote] As I have said, understanding/knowledge might not be completely independent of scientific... (view)
 
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