The epistemology and metaphysics of causality

The epistemology of causality There are two epistemic approaches to causal theory. Under a hypothetico-deductive account, we hypothesize causal relationships and deduce predictions based on them. We test these hypotheses and predictions by comparing empirical phenomena and other knowledge and information on what actually happens to these theories. We may also take an inductive approach … Continue reading The epistemology and metaphysics of causality

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Don’t Read this Book if you want Solutions in Life

Cartoonist Randall Munroe shares satirical advice about the world for anyone curious. The creator of the popular webcomic xkcd has come up with solutions to life’s problems. Results may vary. Credit: Randall Munroe Let’s say you wanted to find alternative methods to power your house. Given that the average American house uses about $1,000 per … Continue reading Don’t Read this Book if you want Solutions in Life

Raising the Alarm: Rhetoric on Climate Change

Shock! We realize the severe to protect the rights of individuals displaced by rising sea levels, storms, wildfires, floods and everything else brought upon by the nature of climate change. Journalist David Wallace-Wells elucidates the assumptions, contexts, themes and other underlying features behind arguments on the future of Earth in his book "The Uninhabitable Earth: … Continue reading Raising the Alarm: Rhetoric on Climate Change