In Episode 7 of Retrieving Reason Podcast, I provide a definition of reason. I contrast reason with non-reason and entertain several objections to reason, the laws of thought. Find the video podcast on YouTube. Find the audio podcast on most podcast platforms: https://anchor.fm/kelly-fitzsimmons-burton
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 →
https://youtu.be/0Q1YZjlyscI The Retrieving Reason Podcast has a home on YouTube, but it was also being uploaded to the Public Philosophy podcast site. We decided to keep these two projects separate. Today, the Retrieving Reason Podcast audio version has a new home. You may also find the Retrieving Reason Podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
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 →
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 →
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.
My new book, published by Public Philosophy Press, Reason and Proper Function: A Response to Alvin Plantinga, has been released. The book may be ordered on Amazon or from any book retailer. Here is a blurb from the back of the book. Philosopher, Edmund Gettier, famously challenged the sufficiency of the justified true belief (JTB)... Continue Reading →