Take “The moon is made of green cheese.” That’s just plain false, and we know it’s false because (among other reasons) we have taken parts of the moon and looked at them under microsopes.
Some statements are worse than that: some statements aren’t even false. Continue reading
Once long ago, I was an academic philosopher. Philosophy meant everything to me. Over and over, it taught me how to look at things in such a way that they could never seem the same again. But if you had asked me why or how, in those days, I would not have been much use. Continue reading