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Existential Epistemology: Clear and Meaningful Thought
July 16, 2023 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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Is epistemology, the theory of knowledge, is practical? Yes, and this salon series by Arkadiusz Synowczyk will prove why and how. Join us for its second episode, where we will delve into the issue of clarity and meaning, unravelling their significance and exploring their impact on our understanding of life’s complexities.
Throughout the session, we will embark on an enlightening journey, examining the intricate interplay between clarity, meaning, and their connection to various facets of human existence. From navigating daily life problems to the depths of psychological quandaries, we will unravel how these concepts can help us in those realms.
Through engaging discussions, insightful exchanges, and thought-provoking questions, this salon promises to stimulate your intellectual curiosity and expand your understanding of the intricate relationship between epistemology and real life!
Key discussion points:
- Why the nature of reality and mind requires from us clear thought and being concerned with the meaning of what we think?
- How does clarity and concern with meaning enhance our daily thinking and mental health?
- How does clarity and concern with meaning illuminate our thinking about ethics and religion?
Reading material (optional):
- John Hospers, Introduction to Philosophical Analysis, Chapter 1: Language and Reality (available online)