Tag: Buddhism

  • A Pragmatic Option

    by Jay Jeffers ____ American Pragmatism has been controversial from the start. It was accused of “cosmic impiety” by Bertrand Russell, a founding father of Anglophone analytic philosophy. Rifts developed quickly even within the young school of thought, with the original pragmatist Charles Sanders Peirce renaming his approach “pragmaticism,” which he thought was “ugly enough…

  • “Killest us, lest we die from thee:” Response to Daniel Tippens

    by E. John Winner ___ Prologue: First, let me say that I am very pleased to see Dan Tippens return to the Electric Agora. His contribution to the Agora‘s development cannot be overstated. I am also pleased that he returns here with a well-written essay. Within the limited scope of its concerns and focus, it…

  • On the Philosophy of David Hume (Part Two)

    by Daniel A. Kaufman The second of two conversations on the philosophy of David Hume, with Robert Wright.  First appeared on the Sophia program, MeaningofLife.TV, October 30, 2016.