What philosophical thesis do you think it most important to disseminate? > That there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in philosophy.I enjoy Instapundit, but in this instance I'm less impressed with how its creator expressed his philosophic views. I read Reynolds' one liners as swipes against philosophy. If Reynolds has a problem with how most philosophy is practiced today, I couldn't agree more. Still, one should never imply that that philosophy that has little to do with anything real and true. Philosophy should conform to existence--and it's the tool by which one would ever come to know anything it. I don't need to tell Objectivists that there is a lot wrong with philosophy today, but an attack against philosophy as such is nothing less then an attack on man.
What philosophical thesis do you think it most important to combat? > That life should conform to a philosophy."
I received a fortune cookie with dinner last night that said, "Today's philosophy is tomorrow's common sense." Heh. If it were that easy.