Monthly Archives: January 2016

The blind leading the blind

“Thoughts without intuitions are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.” Immanuel Kant: Critique of Pure Reason, B 75     Kant wrote the above in order to call for a metaphysics that is both synthetic and a priori – i.e. … Continue reading

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Last week as I walked past our university library┬áI spotted a kangaroo lurking. This week I remembered to snap a pic. Unfortunately there has been a lot of rain and it has a big puddle of water around it. Poor … Continue reading

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Yesterday it snowed. By lunchtime the view from my bedroom window was this: One thing that surprised me was how the houses, which usually look white, look such a dirty yellow at the moment. Colour’s all relative, I guess. The … Continue reading

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Pic n Mix Philosophy

There’s a theory in the Philosophy of Religion called religious pluralism, which has many variations, one of which is the belief that no one religion has got it right, but that parts of different religions can be combined to find … Continue reading

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