Category: Learning

42 Philosophical Blunders

This page gives my answers to 42 of my favorite bad ideas in philosophy, along with my own condensed answers. It functions as an outline of much of my philosophical project, especially focusing on epistemology. Many future posts will elaborate on the points found here. As you read the blunders, try quizzing yourself. If you […]

Understanding and Then Faith

Imagine that the Apostle John approached you and said, “Believe in Jesus. Later I will tell you who he was and what he did.” What would be the content of your belief? Faith must be in something. A level of understanding precedes faith. Faith then opens the door for greater understanding. A famous 20th Century […]

John Locke on Faith

First Comment! Hooray for my first reader comment! I want to encourage interaction at my blog, so I’ll reproduce the comment and my response:   A friend asked: “What does ‘faith’ mean in this context? To come later?” He wanted to know what I mean by faith. I wrote back: “Here faith means trusting God. […]