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More on the analytical continental divide…

Here's a little quote that I picked up from wiki that I think really is at the center of the problem of contemporary philosophy: "The principle that the logical clarification of thoughts can be achieved only by analysis of the logical form of philosophical propositions.[9] The logical form of a proposition is a way of… Continue reading More on the analytical continental divide…

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Another Stab at Distiguishing Analytical and Continental Approaches to Philosophy: I Disagree.

In the endeavor of philosophy many have made a distinction. In general,and aside from the more colloquial "philosophy of...[place category here]" (like "my philosophy of writing blogs is..."), people have noticed that there are two types of philosophy going on. These have been termed on one hand "analytical", which tends to be associated with 'New… Continue reading Another Stab at Distiguishing Analytical and Continental Approaches to Philosophy: I Disagree.

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The Problem of the Dialectic: Convention, Reality and Irony.

The dialectic, as I have said earlier, cannot be taken too seriously. For when it is, the break that has perspective finds the levity that brings the truth of the matter over the impending doom. Yet when things have become so serious, it is only because I have been presented with my self and the… Continue reading The Problem of the Dialectic: Convention, Reality and Irony.