I’m Really a Traditionalist

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to the reader of my blog.

Don’t you mean “the readers”?

No, WordPress says it’s still pretty much just the one.

4 Responses to “I’m Really a Traditionalist”

  1. Tom Says:

    Merry Christmas! I’d love to see your take on Richard Carrier’s article on consciousness. I have my own thoughts on it, but I’d like to see yours.

    https://www.richardcarrier.info/archives/19125

  2. Hume On Miracles Being Saved By Bayesian Epistemology? | The Verbose Stoic Says:

    […] Commenter Tom asked me to look at Richard Carrier’s latest post on consciousness, and I do indeed intend to look at it at some point (it may take me a few weeks to get around to it), but today I want to go way, way back to a post of Carrier’s that I’ve wanted to talk about for a while and didn’t get around to until now, which is about Carrier looking at an attempt by someone called TMM to rescue David Hume’s argument against miracles against a semi-Bayesian analysis raised against it by William Craig.  Now, I’m not a fan of Hume’s argument against miracles and not a fan of Bayesian epistemology, so of course I’m going to be highly skeptical of an attempt to save Hume using a Bayesian approach.  And in reading this I think I’ve only become more convinced that Bayesian epistemology is not a good approach towards forming beliefs and justifying knowledge. […]

  3. Illusionism as the default theory of consciousness | The Verbose Stoic Says:

    […] I’ve already noted, Tom asked me in a comment to look at this post by Richard Carrier on what it means to say that consciousness is an […]

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