"The character of teaching, à la Descartes, is to speed up the process of understanding or to give the impression that you can speed it up."
A bunch of new followers, so I’d better say hi. I’m Ashok. I’m a graduate student in political philosophy. Some things you might find of interest:
(Editing this, adding some neat stuff, hoping people have the patience to work through it carefully).
I don’t understand everything here, but when I was an undergraduate looking for relevant, interesting topics in analytic philosophy, this would have been of huge use. The question is how experience works: ideally, we want to have a thought and then use experience to test whether it was true or not.
That sounds simple, like 99% of life. The problems are manifold. Give it a read and let me know what you think.
Perception of an object costs
Precise the Object’s loss —
Perception in itself a Gain
Replying to its Price —
The Object Absolute — is nought —
Perception sets it fair
And then upbraids a Perfectness
That situates so far —