Monthly Archives: January 2013

What philosophers do

The following is an excerpt from an essay I’m working on, meant to explain to non-philosophers what it is philosophers do. Philosophy is the search for wisdom, and wisdom has two large components: what is (or “the True”), and what … Continue reading

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Ruh roh!

From John McDowell, Mind and World (1994), pp. 77-78: It can seem that we must be picturing the space of reasons as an autonomous structure – autonomous in that it is constituted independently of anything specifically human, since what is … Continue reading

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