Monthly Archives: June 2009

Norris’ Epistemology; starting point, updates

I figured it would be cool to post my starting point, and see how it changes/grows as I study this book (Norris’ “Epistemology”). If you want to post something like that, post it in a new thread in the General … Continue reading

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Norris’ "Epistemology" Intro, Section II.

Book Discussion of Christopher Norris’ “Epistemology: Key Concepts in Philosophy”Introduction, section II.This section deals with the demise of logical positivism, beginning with W.V. Quine’s 1951 essay, “Two Dogmas of Empiricism”. Quine attacked 1. “the distinction between analytic and synthetic statements … Continue reading

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Norris’ "Epistemology" Introduction, section I.

Book Discussion of Christopher Norris’ “Epistemology: Key Concepts in Philosophy” Introduction, section I. I want to say at the outset that I wish the index was also a subject index, not just a name index, and all the underlining or … Continue reading

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