Philosophical Foundation: A Critical Analysis of Basic Beliefs, second edition.
This week I was the co-host of the Clarity Fund Podcast. Dr. Owen Anderson and I discussed what it is like to be in the role of mentoring young philosophers. We talked about some of our experiences as students of philosophy and gave some advice about being in the secular, mostly skeptical, academy. Check out... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
The Principle of Clarity begins with the statement that "some things are clear." What is clear is clear to reason. Reason in itself is the laws of thought. Can one prove that some things are clear? Can one prove the laws of thought? Or are these first principles that allow for thought and proof? The... Continue Reading →
Audio Recording of this talk may be found here. The Principle of Clarity states that some things are clear to reason. To demonstrate the principle, consider the contradiction - nothing is clear. If nothing is clear, then no distinction is clear. The distinctions between a and non-a, being and non-Being, God and non-God, Good and... Continue Reading →