Conceptual Considerations

It’s incredibly easy to fall into the trap of conceptual confusion in philosophy – or really anything in general. This can have some pretty wide-ranging side effects – consider the free-will debate. That’s as a conceptually confused debate if there ever was one.

3 thoughts on “Conceptual Considerations

  1. drakesteed May 25, 2013 / 2:37 pm

    I see that more often in more public discourse, such as the media. Reading comments on a post about religion or politics from a mainstream news source like yahoo (never a good idea) makes obvious commenters’ confusion about concepts. What do you suppose is a solution?


    • whitefrozen May 25, 2013 / 5:43 pm

      The obvious solution to me is to simply spend more time thinking and less time speaking – thinking and learning. But on the whole I’m not holding my breath for that to happen.


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