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Posted inPhilosophy

What is transcendence?

Reading Time: 10 minutes Transcendence can mean an awful lot of things in many different contexts. But it is a word that carries some heft in philosophical and theological discussions. I have to say, though, that my opinion is that there is often equivocation going on in its usage. This entails that its meaning can shift or be unclear […]

Posted inPhilosophy

Breaching the Epistemic Barrier

Reading Time: 5 minutes I recently wrote an important piece explaining the foundations to my entire worldview. Go read it. I’ll remind you of the impressive infographics I got my design department to put together: The last one illustrates how, when being moral or thinking something about the character or attributes of God, it is impossible to know whether […]

Posted inPhilosophy

Arguing about Naturalism with a Commenter

Reading Time: 6 minutes I am going to challenge the comment of Person223 that he placed on another thread about naturalism. I thank him for at least giving something approaching a substantial claim, something that many detractors over the last few days have singularly failed to do: A chair is a chair. Not everything that can be sat upon […]

Posted inGeneral

The Second Amendment and Rights

Reading Time: 12 minutes A thread has recently exploded when I posted about the Second Amendment and drawing the line between acceptable and unacceptable weaponry. On the thread, one particularly obvious common denominator sprung up with all of the gun advocates, the idea of “rights”: A right is no less a right just because time goes by and technology […]

Posted inPhilosophy

“Dot, Dot, Dot: Infinity Plus God Equals Folly” Great Christian Review, Admits God Cannot Be Infinite!

Reading Time: 7 minutes A few years back, I edited and published, through my skeptical imprint Onus Books the fantastic book on maths, infinity and God entitled Dot, Dot, Dot: Infinity Plus God Equals Folly. James A. Lindsay has gone on to write a book for Pitchstone that has just been released, called Everybody Is Wrong About God, which is an equally […]

Posted inPhilosophy, Science

Physicists Are Philosophers, Too

Reading Time: 3 minutes James A Lindsay, whose awesome book Dot, Dot, Dot: Infinity Plus God Equals Folly I edited, recently penned an article with PEter Boghossian and the late Vic Stenger, which has just been released by Scientific American. The article is called “Physicists Are Philosophers, Too”.download (4)

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