Word of the Week: Foundationalism

First published on my legacy blog Principia Politica, based on an exam essay awarded full marks in the Cambridge Philosophy Pre-U (A Level equivalent) in 2018, ultimately contributing to highest mark in the world for the Philosophy & Theology Pre-U that year (losing only one mark in an essay on free will). Are there secure … Continue reading Word of the Week: Foundationalism

Words Do Not Cause Evil

I have been told to be cautious with words. But why? Words are not deeds, at least in the simple meaning of the term. They are not even remotely like what goes by the name of deeds. Deeds, as are commonly understood, have clear intentions and clear consequences — physical consequences. Words have no clear … Continue reading Words Do Not Cause Evil