What Are Gettier Cases?

Readers of this blog will likely recall that in an earlier epistemology post one of the given definitions of knowledge defined it as “justified true belief.” Well, that definition is…

What Is Metaphysics?

[Metaphysics] was the queen of all the sciences; and, if we take the will for the deed, she certainly deserves, so far as regards the high importance of her object-matter,…

What Is Epistemology?

What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning. – Werner Heisenberg What does it mean to know something? Are there conditions which must…

What Is Philosophy? 

Philosophy is to be studied, not for the sake of any definite answers to its questions, since no definite answers can, as a rule, be known to be true, but…