Why there is not much we can really understand?

Robert Nozick famous second part of his first chapter Metaphysics in his Philosophical Explanations (1981) reads: “Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing”. Though Nozick Ethics and Political philosophy are very powerful and compelling today, his Metaphysics stumbles due to times when… Continue Reading

Mind, intellect and wisdom interpretation

I wrote the previous post about wisdom  for a couple of reasons: As a strong supporter of 280 characters TW messages I do at the same time fight against self-evidence. Self-evidence is a direct result of “short reasoning”. Short reasoning is not… Continue Reading

How to be a liberal conservative

We’ll need to revise the tired assumption that people automatically become more conservative as they grow old. Charles Kennedy The presumption that youth is liberal/progressive and that men get more conservative with age is misleading. It is a result of… Continue Reading