The Power of Beliefs

The Power of Beliefs

By Way of Introduction It’s spring in Salt Lake City. I’ve been writing at my desk all day and my back’s painfully aware. I glance out the window and see that the morning’s storm has washed out the pollution and left a soft blue sky. I figure it’s time to give my back...
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 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...