What the Tortoise said to Achilles, by Lewis Carroll
Feb11

What the Tortoise said to Achilles, by Lewis Carroll

What follows is a short story written by Lewis Carroll, and published in 1895. It explores some anomalies of Logic, suggesting that it’s incomplete, or empirical. This famous piece drew responses from celebrated logicians such as Bertrand Russel, and Peter Winch. Achilles had overtaken the Tortoise, and had seated himself comfortably on its back. “So you’ve got to the end of our race-course?” said the Tortoise....

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Argument from Ignorance
Dec30

Argument from Ignorance

 With each and every individual, is born an instinctual curiosity, urging him to ask existential questions and dig in all the possible directions trying to answer them, most of the times in vain.   Taught at philosophy classes in colleges and schools, encountered in all kinds of forums and discussion groups, the Cosmological Argument gains a high reputation among the arguments involving God(s) and Religions, simply because it is – for...

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