[extropy-chat] what is probability?
max at maxmore.com
Tue Jan 9 03:49:18 UTC 2007
Damien: In affirming a (sophisticated) social constructivism in
epistemology, do you mean:
(a) our means of perceiving and understanding knowledge are socially
(b) truth itself is a social construction (and not just in obvious
cases such as what is "polite")
And if it's (a), would I be right to suspect that your view is that
we can understand and allow for the resulting filtering? (As
distinguished from the view that we're permanently and hopelessly
locked behind our socially constructed lenses?
At 07:06 PM 1/8/2007, you wrote:
> At 07:50 PM 1/8/2007 -0500, Rafal wrote:
> >I hope we can agree that the one theory of truth that we all honest
> >folks here hate heartily is the social constructivist theory.
>Certainly not. Only its usual tabloid parody.
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