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F.H. Bradley’s ‘On Truth and Coherence’ (1909): A Reading with Wilfrid Sellars

We meet here a false doctrine largely due to a misleading metaphor. My known world is taken to be a construction built upon such and such foundations. It is argued, therefore, to be in principle a superstructure which rests upon … Continue reading

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Pascal: Pensée 186

What a nice little nœud we have here. To be read every morning with breakfast: L’homme n’est qu’un roseau, le plus faible de la nature, mais c’est un roseau pensant. Il ne faut pas que l’univers entier s’arme pour l’écraser; … Continue reading

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