It seems to me that monist sentence theories are too implausible, but might it not nonetheless be the case that some sentences are true/false? In this essay I will discuss sentences as secondary truth bearers. Pragmatic value I can see that it has some pragmatic value to say that sentences are also sometimes true/false in […]
The truth bearers are the kind of entities that have the property true. It is thought that it is the same kind of entities that have the property false too. They are sometimes referred to as the bearers of truth/falsity. I shall just refer to them as “truth bearers”. Theories of truth bearers There are […]
I think there are numerous problems with the sentence theory of truth bearers. Here I will touch on one problem, that is, the problem of ambiguity. I start by assuming the sentence theory of truth bearers. The problem Consider the sentence: S. It is logically possible that I exist and that I do not exist. […]
A rewrite of an earlier article “two kinds of certainty”. – A quick explanation of two types of certainty that people tend to confuse. Psychological certainty The first is the one we typically mean in normal language. It’s called psychological certainty. It’s a feeling of certainty; A confidence in something. This is the one we’re […]
I love when people use the phrase “Stop raping language!”. It’s a bloody inconsistent performative.
As it can be seen, the blog has been divided into an english and a danish section. This is the english section. I’m in the progress of removing danish language posts but it has proven to be a lot of work. The same will happen for the danish blog. The english posts will be removed. […]
“In sharp contrast, men more than women tended to rate egoistic dominant acts as more socially desirable, including “Managing to get one’s own way,” “Flattering to get one’s own way,” “Complaining about having to do a favor for someone,” “Blaming others when things went wrong.” Men appear to regard more selfish dominant acts as more […]
“There will always be a conflict between the sexes because men and women want different things. Men want women and women want men.” (Quoted in David M. Buss, Evolutionary Psychology, 1999, p. 311) Hahaha!
This essay on clarity is great and short. Read it.
Discussing logic at PhilosophyForum.com (my new forum of choice soon to be): “My only other observation at this point is the degree of difficulty associated with the notion of ‘objectivity’. It is a genuinely difficult issue in contemporary philosophy which could be parodied by the suggestion that perhaps everyone has their own idea of what […]