Thinking

Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in a battle — they are strictly limited in number, require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments.
—Whitehead

May 052016
 

An accurate thinker is right: a fertile one is interesting when wrong.

Apr 262016
 

I often need to hear what I say to know what I think.

Apr 132016
 

If you find an argument difficult to answer, it might be true.

Mar 182016
 

Western religious and secular thought have finally converged on the idea that to be good it is necessary only to believe that you are.

Feb 262016
 

What is dangerous is not ignorance, but the size of the gap between what you know and what you think you know.

Feb 242016
 

Hegel’s a priori astronomy is laughed at, yet a priori theories of mind remain entirely respectable.