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by Rortabend
Tue Feb 12, 2008 4:07 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Philosophy Now magazine Suggestions Box
Replies: 123
Views: 54269

How about an issue devoted to Rorty? He's just died so it would be a nice tribute. I also think that some of his concerns about analytical philosophy are very similar to the concerns expressed by many people in this forum. Of course, a Rorty issue might upset a lot of analytical philosophers but I d...
by Rortabend
Fri Jan 18, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 323331

Re: Navel gazing

I disagree. Scepticism is the endpoint of first belief. At the beginning of the circle we see its end.
by Rortabend
Fri Jan 18, 2008 10:44 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 323331

Navel gazing

Barbara

I know philosophers are into navel gazing but it's probably best to have dialogues with TWO people.
by Rortabend
Wed Jan 16, 2008 3:10 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Introducing Rortabend
Replies: 2
Views: 2030

Introducing Rortabend

Hello all. Amateur philosopher seeking kindred spirits for discussion. Hope you don't have anything against relativists!
by Rortabend
Wed Jan 16, 2008 2:53 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Science, Truth, and Democracy
Replies: 1
Views: 1970

I'm a big fan of Kitcher. He's one of the best philosophers of science in the world and deserves to be read more widely. This book outlines his thoughts on various issues in the philosophy of science, including realism/antirealism, scientific progress and scientific explanation. Although he still su...
by Rortabend
Wed Jan 16, 2008 11:44 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Best entry level philosophy books?
Replies: 18
Views: 22514

Popper, Heidegger and Nietszche as entry-level books!? Are you lot trying to put this guy off? :shock:

Aetixintro is on the right track. Try the other books later on when you have a solid understanding of the basics.