Philosophy Reborn

Don’t Philosophize Only with a Hammer

31 Jul 2017, Posted by Alexandros in Philosophy Reborn, Writings

An exploration of one of the dimensions of judgment, the vertical dimension, which deals with how aware you are of the factors that determine the way you think. This post focuses on how certain mental habits and presuppositions affect how we think about truth.

Autodialectics: The Socrates Software

29 May 2016, Posted by Alexandros in Autodialectics, Philosophy Reborn, Works, Writings

Introduction In an earlier overview I outlined what encyclopedias (even modern ones like Wikipedia) are missing, the abilities and limitations of human teachers and how autodialectics refers to any attempt to automate dialectical reasoning thereby overcoming those limitations, expanding those…

Academy Reborn

30 Apr 2016, Posted by Alexandros in Philosophy Reborn, Works, Writings

Academy Reborn is an attempt to organically develop a philosophical academy in the spirit of antiquity with a philosophical fight club and agoge as described in Dare to be wise.

Dare to be wise

30 Apr 2016, Posted by Alexandros in Philosophy Reborn, Works, Writings

The philosophical fight club and agoge, is a setting and voluntary process, where you submit your collection of fundamental beliefs, goals, methods, practices, principles and values that make up your worldview and determine your behavior, actions, decisions and your attempts to understand, explain and master the world, to tenacious criticism for the sake of improvement, in a controlled environment.

The Art of Enquiry

05 Jul 2010, Posted by Alexandros in Philosophy Reborn, Writings

“I already know how to ask questions, what more is there to learn?” Under normal circumstances, nobody receives extensive lessons in the use of one’s hands and fingers for everyday tasks like grasping, carrying, moving etc. In the same way,…