Beyond true and false provides a high level overview of non-classical logic. With origins from Buddhist philosophy, they hint at something more utilitarian than mathematical constructs. Paradox is fundamental to our model of the world. Many states can exist beyond the simple true and false.
It seems like there is an inherent calm to studying the Old. Be it an old novel, the writings of a philosopher of past eras, or an analysis of historical events. Time and psychological distance awards us a context in which
Pope Francis leading a socialist revolution? The end of capitalism has begun – As the world economy becomes primarily information based, will we see reduced reliance on centralized corporate entities and monetary systems in favor of decentralized trust mechanisms and electronically
The Logic of Effective Altruism Catherine Tumber Responds – Parallels drawn with Carnegie are interesting. Although I think a major counterpoint here is that raw economic growth has alleviated the majority of poverty within the last 20 years alone. Other People’s
Obviously gay marriage is OK, and obviously racism is bad. These things seem so obvious that it’s easy to get frustrated and angry with people that disagree. How could they not see how wrong they are? Well, one’s ethical opinions (amongst other things) are predicated