Ortega’s best-known work, The Revolt of the Masses, left me with the impression of a text written by a very talented and erudite but dilettante thinker.
Tag Archives: Philosophy of Science
CONSPIRACY THEORIES AND BRAINWASHING
Soon they will announce every theory they do not like: “Nah. It’s a theory!”
On Feynman’s Contempt for the Philosophy of Science
Feynman was right. There is cargo-cult science, and there are cocktail-party philosophers.
REDDIT’s SUBREDDIT r/PhilosophyofScience BLOCKED MY POST
As my first post in that group, I shared the abstract of my philosophy presentation “Institutional Degeneration of Science” given at Estonian Annual Philosophy Conference 2017 (Tallinn Technical University). I also added a link to my corresponding paper later published. Accidentally, it was published in a Chinese philosophy journal with the representation in NY — because other philosophyContinue reading “REDDIT’s SUBREDDIT r/PhilosophyofScience BLOCKED MY POST”
THIS IS NOT SCIENCE
Popular schemes contrasting religion with science have been outdated.
Western science is under the heavy influence of politics and ideologies and has sold itself out, becoming itself a religion.
ONCE MORE ABOUT DEMAGOGUERY CONCERNING CONSPIRACY THEORIES
The definition of conspiracy theory is systematically poorly handled even among many philosophers. To my mind, approximately the following short definition is appropriate: Conspiracy theory is a theory explaining some events, assuming that an individual or group of individuals or an organization, institution or state is (or was) conspiring — doing something secretly or hidingContinue reading “ONCE MORE ABOUT DEMAGOGUERY CONCERNING CONSPIRACY THEORIES”
2016 Brexit referendum. 2017 Trump president. Post-truth. 2020-21 Censorship. 2021 Dystopia.