Over at FRDB we recently discussed whether propositions are objective (i.e. exist independent of any mind). Usually, I prefer to take a nominalist approach, but in this thread I decided to assume the role of a platonist. Physicalist, a nominalist, wrote that: […] the proposition “the universe exists” did not exist before there were conscious […]

Researches [Who?] has recently discovered that the universe is made of failium. Failium is a newly discovered element which has the number 0. It has the remarkable ability to fail at whatever it is doing. So far, failium has been detected in all samples tested for it. This was done using a newly devised test. […]

Source. Gamgee wrote: In the Ontological Argument, Anselm refutes Guanilo’s Perfect Island criticism by stating that God has Aseity. Anselm does not, as far as i know, make any attempt to prove that God has Aseity, or even if Aseity is logically possible. I argue that it is not, for the following reason: 1) We […]

Emil Kirkegaard I have already expanded a bit on certain problematic aspects of the JTB+ theory. In this essay I will expand on a certain methodological feature: If you’re “looking” from the 1. person perspective, then there is little or no difference between justified belief and knowledge. Just to recap, JTB+ is a theory of […]

Abstract The problem is how freely we are ‘allowed’ to define things. In this essay I will address a definition similar to “x is the source of …”. I conclude that we ought not to allow such definitions. the-source-of-e280a6-and-definitions

Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous. Source: A Treatise of Human Nature (1739-40) Part 4 Of the sceptical and other systems of philosophy, Sect. 7 Conclusion of this book