Category Archives: Eric Reitan

Category Errors and Other Problems

When we think about the types of assertions Christians make when they talk about the Judeo-Christian narrative, how are we to understand those assertions?  When Christians speak of “God”, in Trinity, what exactly are they referring to?  Is this God … Continue reading

Posted in atheism, Eric Reitan, History, philosophical category errors | 48 Comments

The Secular is Parasitic and Must Borrow

This short essay here deals with a further essay by philosopher Stanley Fish and a book by Steven Smith. All three bring up great points. The issues discussed go to much of the conversation swirling around this blog post by … Continue reading

Posted in Eric Reitan, Narrative, philosophy, Scientism, secular | 10 Comments

The Mind-Body Problem

There is a very interesting conversation that’s been going on here in the thread of responses. Much of it is ground well traveled, but interesting none the less. I also came across this book review, which revolves around the same … Continue reading

Posted in Colin McGinn, Eric Reitan, mind/body dualism, V.S. Ramachandran | 4 Comments

Logical Positivism

Eric Reitan has a good post here on logical positivism. Much of what Eric covers also goes to points made here.

Posted in Eric Reitan, ethics, logical positivism, morality