1 Introduction Something that vexes me - one of the many things that vex me - is that so often those who take it on themselves to speak out on behalf of various oppressed or minority groups often seem to espouse positions that, had they been expressed by one of the oppressors or majority they … Continue reading Patronising nonsense
Epistemic Barriers - this time in English! 1 Introduction I admit it. On Epistemic Barriers is (though I say it myself) a rather profound piece of work, containing some very important philosophical ideas. Unfortunately, it is also profoundly hard to read. I made the mistake of writing it in the impenetrable style of some of … Continue reading It came from beyond an epistemic barrier . . .
1 Introduction On 28 January 2000, Nigel Jones, Member of Parliament for Cheltenham, was holding one his regular surgeries (sessions where constituents could bring their problems to him) when a member of the public (who turned out to be mentally ill) attacked him with a samurai sword. The attacker severely injured Mr Jones and killed … Continue reading Tucson and the idea of the state