I agree that Advocate's project is unrealistic, and probably of not much use. I also agree he needs a good grounding in what already exists, like Copleston, which is not philosophy itself, but a history of it (with a very Catholic prejudice) and a bit heavy, or at least a History of Western Philosophy by Russell.Sculptor wrote: ↑Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:51 pmFrederick Copelston spend his whole life on this project. In that time he wrote 11 volumes from "Greece and Rome" to "Logical Positivism and Existentialism".Advocate wrote: ↑Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:43 pm tiny.cc/TheWholeStory answers directly or by logical extension, every question in philosophy. After long effort i've worked out how to organize it on the macro level and now i need help organizing more minutely and polishing it - i'm not an author. Which of you is interested in helping me make this as good as it can be?
He died with his work unfinished.
To date this is the most comrehensive history of philosophy, but cannot answer "every question in philosophy", not could it.
If you are not an author, then you need to keep writing. But never kid yourself that you are going to achieve your goal.
There are already a number of sites online that do what Advocate is proposing:
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Begin with this one:
Ultimately it doesn't matter because he has no choice in the matter, as he says, "In other words, free will is an illusion," so he can't choose to do this thing even if he wants to. He's just going to have to wait to find out whatever it is that makes his choices for him decides to do.