Popper’s Equivocation and Marx’s Nominalist Definitions

In chapter 18 of OSE Popper outlines in three steps what he calls Marx’s prophetic argument. The details of this argument are given succinctly by Popper. Gnomically, the three steps of the argument are: The increase of productivity under capitalism leads to an increase in both wealth and misery. Division in society is reduced to […]

The Curiously Pragmatic Roots of Kantian Idealism

‘One might insist that [a theoretical] elaboration [of knowledge] must, in addition and at a minimum, involve reflection on the grounds of knowledge of the given domain, rather than just on the domain itself, that it must, that is, centrally involve epistemology.  But many of the early pre-Socratic philosophers, notably the Miletains, for example, do not […]