Tag: philosophy

October 25, 2017 David Haskell No comments exist

The real world is a complicated place – our ideas about it, not so much. Yet we should always be smarter than our ideas! Ideas exist within certain structural contexts, so called “mental models,” or frames of reference. It’s important to be able to look at these structures with an objective and critical eye….

April 13, 2017 David Haskell 6 comments

Do you think philosophy is bullshit?   Maybe it’s not total bullshit. Philosophy is well and good for kids in school, for instance, but not practical in the real world?   We love to joke about philosophy majors flipping burgers for a living, don’t we?   Philosophy sounds like a lot of talk and…