Mon 17 Mar, 2008 09:38 pm - [QUOTE]
And that seems to be a problem of determinism, namely, that we cannot be said to have good reason for our beliefs, and of them.
Why? Can't we be predetermined to... (view)
Sun 16 Mar, 2008 02:36 am - [QUOTE]
"The conclusion from determinism that free actions are illusory has also lead to the criticism that, if determinism is true, then there are not any good reasons for believing... (view)
Sat 8 Mar, 2008 08:53 pm - [quote]
But using any of empirical method is inherently faulty because that empirical data may not exist. For example, the phospholipid bilayer we see comprising a cells structure seen through a... (view)
Fri 7 Mar, 2008 12:05 pm - [quote]
So would be the case that Philosophy is based on a circular justification of the faculty of reason?
And here another question: is there really a problem if a faculty justifies itself?... (view)
Fri 7 Mar, 2008 07:38 am - [QUOTE]
then how is it possible that they seem to be publicly, universally, communicated with such apparent ease?
Are you sugesting that an unambiguous communication equals some sort of... (view)
Thu 6 Mar, 2008 11:35 am - If you by "justifying itself" are thinking of its ability to confirm, develop and explain any given phenomena on its own logical premises, then yes. It does not contradict itself, if it... (view)
Thu 6 Mar, 2008 11:19 am - [quote]
I often feel that maintaining more than one explanatory structure is very useful. One can switch between them as as needed, when one has more utility for the problem at hand. Even when... (view)