Critical Rationalism

Critical Rationalism

Schools & Traditions Essentially every civilization throughout history has created a dogmatic school in which the main task is to pass on the doctrine of its founder intact to each new generation. And, in the rare event a person criticized the doctrine or proposed...
Concepts & Ultimate Truth

Concepts & Ultimate Truth

The Essence of Aristotle’s Arrogance The Failures of Ultimate Explanation The earliest Greek philosophers didn’t really ask ‘what is?’ questions. Rather than quibble over the meaning of words, they tried to solve specific problems by creating bold explanatory...
The Humble Giant: In Loving Memory of Karl Popper

The Humble Giant: In Loving Memory of Karl Popper

There’s a straightforward path to philosophy. That is, we each have prejudices — racial prejudices, class prejudices, religious prejudices, sexual prejudices, academic prejudices, the list goes on. And the important thing about philosophy is that it criticize these...
The Essence of Aristotle’s Arrogance: The Failures of Ultimate Explanation

The Essence of Aristotle’s Arrogance: The Failures of Ultimate Explanation

The earliest Greek philosophers didn’t really ask ‘what is?’ questions. Rather than quibble over the meaning of words, they tried to solve specific problems by creating bold explanatory theories. And, if critical discussion revealed that an explanation drew untenable...
Space of Possibility

Space of Possibility

The Space of Possibility contains every friend and loved one, every beast and critter, every gizmo and gadget, every feeling of love and compassion, every child’s laughter and newborn baby’s cry, every taste of coffee and smell of freshly baked bread, every thought...