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by A_Seagull
Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:36 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Truth vs. Paradigm
Replies: 82
Views: 12330

Re: Truth vs. Paradigm

'Truth' is a label that denotes certainty of belief. 'Absolute truth' is a label that denotes certainty of the certainty of the belief. And certainty is a consequence of utility and self-consistency within a paradigm. It is the confidence that further investigation around that belief will not chang...
by A_Seagull
Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:30 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Truth vs. Paradigm
Replies: 82
Views: 12330

Re: Truth vs. Paradigm

'Truth' is a label that denotes certainty of belief. 'Absolute truth' is a label that denotes certainty of the certainty of the belief. And certainty is a consequence of utility and self-consistency within a paradigm. It is the confidence that further investigation around that belief will not chang...
by A_Seagull
Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:08 am
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: The axiom of Ethics: A breakthrough in Ethical Theory.
Replies: 18
Views: 6442

Re: The axiom of Ethics: A breakthrough in Ethical Theory.

I think if I were going to teach ethics, I would ask students to ctreate their own morals: What maxims are you prepared to live by and that you would want others to live by as well? By going through this process the students would actually get to own the maxims that they come up with. They would no...
by A_Seagull
Mon Jun 09, 2014 5:39 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Truth vs. Paradigm
Replies: 82
Views: 12330

Re: Truth vs. Paradigm

'Truth' is a label that denotes certainty of belief. 'Absolute truth' is a label that denotes certainty of the certainty of the belief. And certainty is a consequence of utility and self-consistency within a paradigm. It is the confidence that further investigation around that belief will not change...
by A_Seagull
Mon Jun 09, 2014 5:24 am
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: The axiom of Ethics: A breakthrough in Ethical Theory.
Replies: 18
Views: 6442

Re: The axiom of Ethics: A breakthrough in Ethical Theory.

I think if I were going to teach ethics, I would ask students to ctreate their own morals: What maxims are you prepared to live by and that you would want others to live by as well? By going through this process the students would actually get to own the maxims that they come up with. They would not...
by A_Seagull
Sat Jun 07, 2014 4:29 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Is time continuous or discrete?
Replies: 79
Views: 19968

Re: Is time continuous or discrete?

I would say that time is discrete because if it were continuous it would require an infinite amount of information to define the particular time of an event. And a universe can only contain a finite amount of information.

By the same argument, space is also discrete.