Seven Reasons to Vote for the Libertarian Party
and this classic from Herbert Spencer:
Social Statics: or, The Conditions essential to Happiness specified, and the First of them Developed, (London: John Chapman, 1851). 2/13/2015. http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/273#Spencer_0331_450
Have you read this book/do you have an opinion on this perspective? (You're the only one I've ever really talked to about the nature of mathematics)
I'm not familiar with the other form of foundationalism, but I guess I would say that while I'm skeptical about absolute claims of certainty, it does seem like starting with things you're more certain about is a good idea.
Of course, that doesn't mean:
- There aren't some truths we will never be certain about
- We have any sort of inferential chain from more certain beliefs to less
Just that it might be a useful heuristic.
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