Tag: Analytic Synthetic Distinction

  • A Modest Critique of Quine’s Web of Belief

    By Daniel Tippens Most of W.V.O Quine’s landmark essay, “Two Dogmas of Empiricism” is devoted to a critique of the analytic/synthetic distinction.  Quine defines an analytic statement as either a logical truth – “Bachelors are bachelors” – or a statement that can be turned into a logical truth by exchanging synonyms –“Bachelors are unmarried men.” …

  • Selected Topics from the Critique of Pure Reason

    by Daniel A. Kaufman My discussion with David Ottlinger on selected topics from Kant’s “Critique of Pure Reason.”  Originally aired on MeaningofLife.TV, part of the BloggingHeads.TV network, August 28, 2016. https://youtu.be/PxPGiARYezE