Tag Archives: philosophy of science

MBTI:ers, Jungians and Scientists

[Read as PDF] Introduction Critics of Carl Gustav Jung’s Typology and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) often argues that it lacks scientific evidence and is therefore of no use, while those who approve of it tend to take no interest … Continue reading

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Alan Watts on Science, Buddhism, Jung and Wittgenstein

“Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British born American philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience” (ref). He was a friend of poet … Continue reading

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Selected quotes of Ludwig Wittgenstein and commentary

Wittgenstein himself did a lot of cutting and pasting with his own aphorisms. Here I’ve gathered some quotes by and about Wittgenstein which I personally found useful and important, and put it under headlines listed below. In some cases I … Continue reading

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On logic and Socratic method etc.

Empirical problem versus logical problem Consider the statements: (1) Lucky Luke is very quick in his movements, he shoots before his shadow lifts the gun (2) Garry Kasparov is a great chess player, he has got a special ability to … Continue reading

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“Quine and Wittgenstein on the Science/Philosophy Divide” by Diego Marconi

Short while after I posted my text distinguishing between philosophy and science with the help from Ludwig Wittgenstein, I found a nice article which dealt with the same issue. Quine and Wittgenstein on the Science/Philosophy Divide by Diego Marconi The … Continue reading

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Distinguishing between philosophy and science with the help from Ludwig Wittgenstein

“Philosophers constantly see the method of science before their eyes, and are irresistibly tempted to ask and answer questions in the way science does. This tendency is the real source of metaphysics and leads the philosopher into complete darkness.” – … Continue reading

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