The Problem with Epistemology

While trying to explore the principles of creation of knowledge, I wanted to run an overview of the epistemology as a way of understanding knowledge from a philosophical perspective. As result of this mini-exercise am writing a brief overview with a few comments, followed by my brief personal critique of epistemology. What Is Epistemology? Philosophy as a... Continue Reading →

Chess in the World of Picasso

Understanding how things work is an obsession and a necessity of ours as a human race. We explain how things work by trying to link facts in a logical sequence that builds and demonstrates the understanding. The linear logic that has prevailed for centuries as the only reliable formal tool of thought has encountered a few... Continue Reading →

The Fish Tank and the Free Will

One of the most magnificent aspects of a man's character is his ability to overcome difficulties in the face of adversity, uncertainty and great disadvantage. Overcoming one's condition is one of the most remarkable achievements in life. When I say "overcoming condition" I am not thinking of great acts of heroism, although they are part... Continue Reading →

The Illusion of the Free Will

The very action of theirs, that seems to them an act of their own free will, is in a historical sense not free at all, but in bondage to the whole course of previous history… Lev Tolstoy, War and Peace

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