Another article I enjoyed. Here again we see a non-Christian philosopher showing his true colors.
The idea that philosophers are in pursuit of ‘K’nowledge for ‘K’nowledge’s own sake, or that philosophers are seeking to follow ‘R’eason as it leads them to ‘T’’ruth are ideas that are no longer popular in academia. Nevertheless, the traditional understanding of philosophy as concerned with metaphysics, ethics, and epistemology has not been entirely discarded. Thus, the pursuit of some sort of absolute substratum of truths that explain the basic nuts and bolts of an otherwise inscrutable existence has also not died.
Despite postmodernism’s best efforts to run away from any kind of philosophical foundationalism, its proponents, like their modernist predecessors, sometimes spill the beans about what it is they think they are doing, as well as what it is that drives their pursuit.
Thus, even the radical postmodernist philosopher like Gilles Deleuze occasionally spills the beans in his writing. Some time ago, GIlles Deleuze collaborated…
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