“The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.”
–Alfred North Whitehead

Day: October 20, 2010

  • Idealism, Materialism, Non-dualism

    A response to Owlmirror on Pharyngula, You suggest that idealism is incoherent because 1) it doesn’t explain “things acting under purely physical rules, rather than mental states.” -What is a physical rule, exactly? How are these rules or laws determined, and why, as in the case of our particular universe, are they so organized as […]