Category Archives: Descartes

Caputo: Chapter Four—The Enlightenment and Its Critics: A Short History—Part One

Caputo begins chapter four with these questions: “How did we get from Augustine to Derrida?  What happened to truth in modernity to precipitate the postmodern turn?” To answer those questions, Caputo tells us that such, “…requires a closer look… [of] … Continue reading

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Caputo on Truth

I am making my way through one of the best books I’ve read in quite a while entitled “Truth: Philosophy in Transit” by John D. Caputo who I’ve mentioned before.  If anyone out there wants to know how I think about “truth”, whether capital “T” … Continue reading

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