March 2009

Inside Money: The Shadow Banking System

Posted by Alex GouldHi Everyone,

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Philosophy Talk and the Ignorant NEH Panelist: A Rant!

I don't usually rant.   I fancy myself a calm deliberate guy.   Not only do I play a dispassionate voice of reason on the radio,  I really do try to be a dispassionate voice of reason in my every day life.   I don't always succeed mind you.  But at least my heart's in the right place.  But I've got to get something off my chest.  And what better place to do that than on a blog.  I wish I could do it anonymously, like so many do.  But I don't think that would work here.   So what's my beef?

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Two Skeptical Arguments

Posted by John GrecoI’ve been claiming that there are some really powerful skeptical arguments (on the show and in response to Ken's previous post).  I have also been claiming that one aspect of their force is that they do not depend on setting the standards for knowledge very high.   Here are two such arguments. 

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The Place of Scepticism and Sceptical Arguments

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