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Fluidity

This is a nonfiction audiobook narrated by Matt Arnold with the permission of the author, David Chapman. Full text at: https://meaningness.com

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Original music by Kevin MacLeod. https://incompetech.com/music/

Artwork on this webpage is by Barry Gohn. https://www.deviantart.com/bzgbg

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Sep 25, 2022

The world is everything that is the case: Aristotelian logic was mistaken both in details and overall conception, yet its key ideas survive in contemporary rationalism.

 
Depends upon what the meaning of the word “is” is: Formal logic successfully addresses important...


Sep 18, 2022

Early 20th-century logical positivism was the last serious rationalism. Better understandings of rationality learn from its mistakes.

https://metarationality.com/logical-positivism

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Sep 11, 2022

Rationalism responds to its failures, in the face of nebulosity, by making more complicated formal theories.
 
https://metarationality.com/rationalism-responses
 
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Sep 4, 2022

The beginning of Part One of In The Cells Of The Eggplant.
 
The hope that systematic rationality can reliably provide certainty, understanding, and control fails when it encounters nebulosity.
 
https://metarationality.com/rationalism
 
Defining the subject matter: rationality, rationalism, reasonableness, and...


Aug 28, 2022

Why meta-rationality matters for progress: leveling up science, technology, and society, even as they are unraveling.
 
https://metarationality.com/credibility-post-truth
 
A structural overview of the meta-rationality book In The Cells Of The Eggplant.
 
https://metarationality.com/structure
 
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