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A Theory of Public Nonsense

By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. An analysis of nonsense in areas as broad as social behavior, political policy, and science can be complex and intimidating. Since...

What Do We Mean By Applied Philosophy?

BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. Classical realists generally define the academic discipline of philosophy as the study of all reality in its ultimate causes and principles...

The Nature of Ideas

THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE A Brief Introduction to Epistemology By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. PART V: THE NATURE OF IDEAS: FORMATION OF IDEAS, IDEA AND SENSE IMAGE Ideas are...

Part 3: The Nature of Knowledge: The Problem of Knowledge, Universal Skepticism, A Realistic...

By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE A Brief Introduction to Epistemology THE NATURE OF KNOWLEDGE (Con't) The Problem of Knowledge The ordinary person does not question that...

The Nature of Knowledge: Convictions Based on Sense Perception, Convictions Based on Our Intellect,...

THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE A Brief Introduction to Epistemology by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. PART TWO Convictions Based on Sense Perception Convictions...

Philosophy's Past—Mortimer J. Adler

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. (From a chapter on Philosophy's Past in Dr. Adler's book The Four Dimensions of Philosophy.) The modern period, like the ancient and...

Philosophy’s Past—Mortimer J. Adler

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D. (From a chapter on Philosophy's Past in Dr. Adler's book The Four Dimensions of Philosophy.) The modern period, like the ancient and...