You’re doing metaphysics, even if you don’t notice
Metaphysics as an antidote to unclear thinking
Perception is a learnt skill
Language doesn't reflect, it shapes reality
The end of nature is the end of humanity
Richard Rorty on leaving metaphysics behind
Analytic philosophy's realist revolt and its limits
The roots of its contemporary decadence
And the alternative of scientific rigour
Hegel's return in analytic philosophy
German Idealism and the fate of philosophy
The book of the world is a fantasy
The legacy of a masterpiece
Habermas and the social nature of truth
The Kantian legacy
The truth, the whole truth, and post-truth
The two models of philosophy
How who you are affects what you think
There’s no alternative reality in which you’re not reading this.
The surprising benefits of a strange theory
Relating language to a boundless world
There is no escape from the necessity of realism
Approaching an unknown world
How strange questions produce vital answers
How empty intuitions lead philosophy astray
How this sober philosophy defies its critics
How philosophers create their own realities
When and how will the future begin?
‘Postmodernism’ is not to blame for the post-truth era
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