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Tag: Philosophy

  • How to Turn the World Upside Down- Without Making it Weird

    How to Turn the World Upside Down- Without Making it Weird

    The Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy summarises the principle of locality as “the condition that any correlations between distant events be explicable in local terms”. “Outcome Determinism” is defined in the same article as a principle which entails that “outcomes of experiments are predetermined by the complete specification of state”- or in other words, that the…

  • The “Ecumenical Method” for Thought- or, How to Start in the Middle

    The “Ecumenical Method” for Thought- or, How to Start in the Middle

    Oftentimes we cannot start from the beginning, for we do not yet know where that lies. At the same time, if we start from the end then we have done very little work indeed, and are not likely to convince another, or even ourselves, in our arguments. Instead, what we often take to is summarising…