Tag: reference

  • More on (Moron ?) reference.

    Another thing that I struggle with is the idea of having to refer to someone to gain validity or credence in what I might say. Typically we refer to other authors of the modern era Or contemporary authors, because we are in the process of developing a kind of argumentative community, towards some sort of […]

  • Philosophy of Reference, part 1.

    I have brought this up in another post somewhere. Please put your answers in the comments. I am going to give you the thoughts coming up right now … In philosophy, why is knowledge based in referring to what past authors said or wrote? For example, what is the value, say, for what purpose am […]