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The Manifest and the Scientific

1. Does Philosophy make Progress? In the recent ‘Chronicle of Higher Education’ (14 April 2014) Rebecca Goldstein plugs her latest book through the article ‘How Philosophy Makes Progess’. In doing so, she draws upon Wilfrid Sellars’s concept of the ‘manifest image’. Goldstein first presents … Continue reading

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Nature’s Secret Trick

“The way that human minds arrange particulars is a skill so deeply hidden in the human soul that we shall hardly guess the secret trick that Nature here displays” – Immanuel Kant This is the first part (of three) of the talk ‘What I … Continue reading

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Talk: What I Know and Why I Know It

“When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?” The above quote (typically attributed to John Maynard Keynes but probably not originating from him) makes it sound so easy. So why don’t we all act in this … Continue reading

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