In Episode 5 of Retrieving Reason, I discuss the definition of knowledge as "justified true belief" as codified by Edmund Gettier in his 1963 paper. I then contrast the JTB definition of knowledge with Plato's "true opinion with an account" definition (TOA). I entertain some objections and responses from Gettier and Alvin Plantinga. In the... Continue Reading →
Retrieving Reason Episode 4: Common Ground
This week, I continue the Retrieving Reason Podcast. In Episode 4. I discuss Common Ground, a methodological starting point for thinking and discourse. From this point, we will explore the definition of knowledge and the objections of skepticism and fideism. This episode is available on my YouTube channel, on iTunes Podcasts or Podbean Podcasts under the... Continue Reading →
Retrieving Reason Episode 3: Protoepistemology
This week, I continue the Retrieving Reason Podcast. In Episode 3 I discuss Protoepistemology, an existential starting point for clearing the ground for good thinking. From this point, we will explore common ground, the methodological starting point for epistemology. This episode is available on my YouTube channel, on iTunes Podcasts or Podbean Podcasts under the... Continue Reading →
Guest Blog Post on Reason and Freedom
I had the pleasure of writing a guest blog post for Tim Stratton's Freethinking Ministries blog. My topic was "A Presuppositional Approach to Free Will." I hope you enjoy the post, please let me know if you have questions.
Retrieving Reason Podcast
A year ago I started a podcast series on "Reason." Shortly after I began recording the series I lost the use of my right arm due to what we later found out was torn muscles in my shoulder. I had to put the podcast project on hold. I am about 95% recovered after undergoing surgery... Continue Reading →
What is Reason? Talk
It has been a trying few months as I had major shoulder surgery in June and was unable to use my right arm and hand for at least four months. I fell behind on some things such as editing and uploading audio and video from past lectures. I hope to catch up on some of... Continue Reading →
What is Truth? Audio
Today I had the privilege and opportunity to talk about the nature of Truth from a philosophical perspective at Paradise Valley Community College. We made an audio recording of the talk. I wish we had captured the question and answer period after the talk because of the quality of the student questions and the discussion... Continue Reading →
Journal of Public Philosophy is at #1 on Amazon
I am so pleased to announce that the Journal of Public Philosophy, Volume 1, Issue 1, is at #1 on Amazon's New Releases in Epistemology.
Interview: What is Skepticism?
Here is my Interview with Miguel Benitez from yesterday on the topic: "What is Skepticism?"
Interview about Retrieving Knowledge
Yesterday I had the pleasure of being interviewed by a friend and colleague, Miguel Benitez Jr., about my recent book Retrieving Knowledge. We had a good time and hope that you will enjoy the video.
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