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I recorded this video for a philosophy class. It’s my first attempt at a video, so it’s a bit long, and it lacks any special effects. In it I explain John Henry Newman’s arguments in Grammar of Assent for why we can have certain knowledge even in areas that are not certain, such as inContinue reading “Can I be sure my wife loves me? John Henry Newman on assent and certainty”
The following is an annotated bibliography for a class I am taking. I’m working on a presentation on epistemology or the study of knowledge. The following resources are to aid me in understanding how we can know things via observation and experience which add up to certainty. For example, I seem to have certainty thatContinue reading “Annotated Bibliography”
Pascal the famed mathematician and philosopher once said that sometimes he thinks that all the problems in the world are because people cannot bear to sit alone in a room. There is a lot of wisdom to that. Why must we always be busy doing things? Well, we have got to work, to be productive,Continue reading “The Art of Sitting Alone in a Room”
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