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Cyclops

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Cyclops
  • Posts: 31
  • Location: New Westminster, BC, Canada
  • Occupation: Manager, writer, artist (painting in acrylics)
I specialize mostly in the critical philosophy of Immanuel Kant. The only thing I have published thus far, is an essay titled "Beyond Kant and Hegel, In Answer to the Question: 'How Are Synthetic Cognitions A Priori Possible.'" This essay appeared in the March 2013 issue of the "Review of Metaphysics."

The essay argues for an open as opposed to a closed interpretation of Kant.

Another essay I wrote called "The Effect for Cause, or What for Why Fallacy," is in the submissions queue of "The Philosophical Review," and a further essay, expounding what I call a Causal Argument, has been submitted to the "Kritike" online journal of philosophy.

I have suspended studies at university, though have declared a major in philosophy and English; and someday hope to resume studies; but the thing is, one can probably learn much more about philosophy by studying on their own.

My web site is causalargument.com. For those interested in reading what amounts to a highly abstract answer to the challenge voiced by Immanuel Kant in his critical philosophy. The site has links to online editions of the "Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics," and "Critique of Pure Reason," as well as a link to the "Review of Metaphysics."

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Sun 30 Jun, 2013 05:45 pm - Twirlip: Thanks for you signature! I agree completely. If we followed Wittgenstein's maxim there would be no philosophy. (view)
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 05:36 pm - Why did God create humans? Because there was not enough suffering in the universe and something had to be done about it. Creating humans was a stroke of genius. Problem solved in an instant!... (view)
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 05:33 pm - Maybe the people you've mentioned managed to defeat the sense of pain by inducing a chemical change in their brains, similar to a self-induced dose of a sedative like those that promote calm,... (view)
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 05:24 pm - I'm with the scholars, it was syphilis, undoubtedly. All of the symptoms pointed to this, specifically, and not anything else. He picked it up 25 years prior to his death, apparently, from a... (view)
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 05:13 pm - I would do better to try and convince we skeptics by actually quoting a relevant section of the Quran. I did watch a program on television in which the person reading from the Quran actually... (view)
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 05:05 pm - Hi Shatter: A good introduction to philosophy can be found if you do a search for "King's college philosophy without any gaps podcasts." I highly recommend this for everyone.... (view)
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 04:55 pm - Isn't it a little over-burdensome as well as unnecessary to find a connection with such things as laughter to either Freudian psychology or evolutionary theory, upon which much of Freudian... (view)
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 04:34 pm - I recently heard a speech by Miko Peled, who was born in Isreal. His father was a general in the 1967 war; and later spoke out against Isreal's policy toward Palestinians. Having subscribed... (view)
Fri 28 Jun, 2013 11:52 pm - A way out of the maelstrom of present day metaphysics is by actually taking a few steps back to metaphysics as Kant defined it. Kant said, though I am paraphrasing that it, metaphysics, cannot... (view)
Fri 28 Jun, 2013 11:30 pm - Sara: Not to mean this as demeaning at all, but improving your English is something I would suggest. Then forget all about your looks. And try and go for becoming intellectual. That will... (view)
 
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