By Morten Tolboll
The query is: should still one use concept distortions? The query increases the outdated dialogue among Socrates and the Sophists. The Sophists have been lecturers of rhetoric who taught humans tips on how to get on on the earth. during this they uncritically used idea distortions. Socrates was once the thinker who taught humans in methods of discovering the reality. during this he severely tested, re-structured and altered suggestion distortions.
With the declare that the Sophists this day are again in that mix of postmodernistic intellectualism, administration conception, self-help and New Age, which Morten Tolboll calls The Matrix Conspiracy, he'll, with this booklet, current a handbook within the Socratic manner of life.
The ebook is a follow-up to the 3 books on Morten Tolboll´s educating Meditation as an artwork of lifestyles (Meditation as an artwork of lifestyles – 2008, Dream Yoga – 2009, A Portrait of a Lifeartist – 2010). it's also a reference ebook to his books at the Matrix Conspiracy (The Matrix Conspiracy – half 1 and 2).
Read or Download A Dictionary of Thought Distortions PDF
Similar philosophical logic & language books
The judiciary is within the early phases of a metamorphosis in which AI (Artificial Intelligence) expertise can assist to make the judicial technique quicker, more affordable, and extra predictable with no compromising the integrity of judges' discretionary reasoning. Judicial decision-making is a space of daunting complexity, the place hugely subtle felony services merges with cognitive and emotional competence.
Combining an in depth research of Hegel's political philosophy with shut readings of 2 very important literary works that aid make clear his concept, MacDonald strains the historic improvement of a permanent hyperlink among own lives and reliable political groups. whereas Sophocles' Antigone highlights the stress in states that deny the pursuits in their electorate, MacDonald indicates that Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream bargains another photograph, one who sees freedom for all as necessary to a moral kin and kingdom and is in line with Hegel's inspiration in either the Phenomenology of Spirit and The Philosophy of correct.
Notion distortions are “techniques”, that, subconscious or awake, are used from an curiosity find methods of having on on the earth, instead of an curiosity to find methods of getting to know the reality. notion distortions are the historical past for terrible reasoning, diversionary ploys, seductive reasoning mistakes, innovations of persuasion and avoidance, mental elements, that are hindrances to transparent inspiration.
This booklet discusses how clinical and different kinds of cognition utilize types, abduction, and explanatory reasoning with a purpose to produce vital or artistic alterations in theories and ideas. It contains revised contributions provided throughout the overseas convention on Model-Based Reasoning (MBR’015), hung on June 25-27 in Sestri Levante, Italy.
- The Limits of Logic: Higher-Order Logic and the Löwenheim-Skolem Theorem (The International Research Library of Philosophy)
- Applying Nature's Design: Corridors as a Strategy for Biodiversity Conservation (Issues, Cases, and Methods in Biodiversity Conservation)
- Descartes' System of Natural Philosophy
- Problems in Set Theory, Mathematical Logic and the Theory of Algorithms (University Series in Mathematics)
- Perspectives on Interrogative Models of Inquiry: Developments in Inquiry and Questions (Logic, Argumentation & Reasoning)
- The Philosophy of Argument and Audience Reception
Additional resources for A Dictionary of Thought Distortions