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Speculative Philosophy and Motivated Reasoning
Details to come tomorrow. Just wanted to let y'all know that we will be meeting this week!
What is a "Hole" -- Metaphysics of Nothingness
This week we will talk about an interesting (anti?)ontological question: What is a hole? And take off from there to go everywhere/nowhere as the case may be.
You Can't Miss This One!
I had written out a lengthy description of this meeting but then accidentally lost it, so I'm not going to retype it. This week we're going to talk about the uses of... Learn more
Threats & Promises -- Law, Ethics, Logic, and Terrorism
Counterfactual Conditionals: 'If that match had been struck, then it would have lit', 'If that water were heated to 212*F it would boil', etc. Is a class of statements... Learn more
What is 'Knowledge'? - Gettier, Plato, & Intuition in Argument
This week we will discuss some epistemology; What is (or what should be) 'Knowledge'? We will start with the Platonic, classical definition: Justified True Belief, and... Learn more
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