The Daily Owl 9-4-2013

“By replacing the modern worldview with a multiplicity of views and worlds, the postmodern era has, in effect, replaced knowledge with interpretation.”
“By replacing the modern worldview with a multiplicity of views and worlds, the postmodern era has, in effect, replaced knowledge with interpretation.” [More]

The Daily Owl 9-3-2013

“Reason now leads me to think that I should hold back my assent from opinions which are not certain and indubitable just as carefully and as I do from those which are patently false.”
“Reason now leads me to think that I should hold back my assent from opinions which are not certain and indubitable just as carefully and as I do from those which are patently false.” [More]

The Daily Owl 9-1-2013

“This is the real conclusion of [the Theatetus], namely, that true knowledge of sensible objects is unattainable, and—by implication—that true knowledge must be knowledge of the universal and abiding.”
“This is the real conclusion of [the Theatetus], namely, that true knowledge of sensible objects is unattainable, and—by implication—that true knowledge must be knowledge of the universal and abiding.” [More]

The Daily Owl 8-31-2013

“Natural Theology may be thought of as the project of deriving significant theological conclusions from premises which are non-theological and which any or most rational people would accept.”
“Natural Theology may be thought of as the project of deriving significant theological conclusions from premises which are non-theological and which any or most rational people would accept.” [More]

The Daily Owl 8-29-2013

"Whenever we say something, we don’t say exactly what was meant because we inadvertently say more and less than we meant due to the vagueness of language."
"Whenever we say something, we don’t say exactly what was meant because we inadvertently say more and less than we meant due to the vagueness of language." [More]

The Daily Owl 8-28-2013

“What I want to insist on, ceaselessly, is that one can accept the obvious facts of physics—for example, that the world is made up entirely of physical particles in fields of force—without at the same time denying the obvious facts about our own experiences—for example, that we all are conscious and that our conscious states have quite irreducible phenomenological properties. ” [More]

The Daily Owl 8-27-2013

There are two games men find irresistible which, though they be the cause of poverty, ulcers, and baldness, primarily involve the highly improbable objective of getting one thing inside of another. The first is golf and the second is marriage.
There are two games men find irresistible which, though they be the cause of poverty, ulcers, and baldness, primarily involve the highly improbable objective of getting one thing inside of another. The first is golf and the second is marriage. [More]

The Daily Owl 8-26-2013

"Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another."
"Knowledge about life is one thing; effective occupation of a place in life, with its dynamic currents passing through your being, is another." [More]

The Daily Owl 8-25-2013

"One should not go into churches if one wants to breathe pure air"
"One should not go into churches if one wants to breathe pure air"
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The Daily Owl 8-24-2013

"Expertise is understanding all the exceptions to the rule, and having novel opinions about when to deviate from the generalizations."
"Expertise is understanding all the exceptions to the rule, and having novel opinions about when to deviate from the generalizations." [More]