An explanation of several philosophical definitions of Wisdom. Including: Humility, Accuracy, and Living Well. We will also examine the questions of whether or not we can have wisdom under these definitions and explore some objections to each of them (and the skeptic’s opinions of each of these definitions). Sponsors: Daniel Helland, Dennis Sexton, Will Roberts […]

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An explication of the metaphysical, semantic, and epistemic commitments of scientific realism

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An explanation of the two types of doxastic voluntarism, direct and indirect. The philosopher’s answer to the question of whether you can change your own mind.

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Where do we have knowledge and where do we fall short? What are the foundations of knowledge? In this talk, David Armstrong proposes answers to such questions, defending a kind of Moorean common sense foundationalism. This talk was the first as part of the Pufendorf lectures: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBHxLhKiPKxCs7_gA_7FIwypKPDihFDLs Subtitles have been added.

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Vincenzo Crupi (Turin) gives a talk at MCMP. Abstract: Diagnoses of rationality and irrationality often arise from the experimental investigation of human reasoning. Relying on joint work with Vittorio Girotto, I will suggest that such diagnoses can be disputed on various grounds, and provide a classification. I will then argue that much fruitful research done […]

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A Description of Moore’s Paradox, I went to the movies last night, but I don’t believe it

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A description of the Paradox of the Preface (90 Second Philosophy)

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A description of the third of Eubulides’s Paradoxes, the paradox of the hooded man and an introduction to epistemic Paradoxes

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Happy 300th Video everyone! It’s a parody of Disney’s Frozen just a few months behind the rush.

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Robert Brandom gives a talk on the work of Wilfrid Sellars and his critique of empiricism (both traditional empiricism and 20th century logical empiricism). The following types of Kantian arguments employed by Sellars are discussed: Firstly, that concepts get their meaning by the role they play in our reasoning, NOT by some immediate and direct […]

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