Saturday, February 26, 2011

Philosophical feuds

Comment posted on

All controversy (feud) in philosophy stems from the false assumption that philosophy, like science, deals with objective truth. Philosophy deals with meaning. The simplest meaning that a philosopher tries to convey in words is inexhaustible and in a true sense ineffable. Any verbal formulation necessarily falsifies the original meaning. The feuding party presents an equally ‘true’ and equally ‘false’ view of the issue. …

(I ran out of space, but may develop this later on)