The Rational Human Condition 3, Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics, Section 4.0–Introduction, and Section 4.1–The Intuitive Definition of Free Will.

“The Human Condition,” by Thomas Whitaker/Prison Arts Coalition THE RATIONAL HUMAN CONDITION is a five-part, four-book series, including: PART 1: Preface and General Introduction PART 2: Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge PART 3:  Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics PART 4: Kantian … [continue reading]

The Rational Human Condition 3, Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics, Section 3.4–The Rationality of the Heart: Principled Authenticity, and Section 3.5–Conclusion.

“The Human Condition,” by Thomas Whitaker/Prison Arts Coalition THE RATIONAL HUMAN CONDITION is a five-part, four-book series, including: PART 1: Preface and General Introduction PART 2: Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge PART 3:  Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics PART 4: Kantian … [continue reading]

Multi-Culti Is Anti-Kanti.

For … non-Kantian philosophers, there are no persistent problems — save perhaps the existence of Kantians. — R. Rorty[i] What do you think of the following argument? ARGUMENT 1 (i) E.T. is a fictional philosopher. (ii) E.T. is an alien of indeterminate gender who is personally biased against women, non-white races, non-Europeans, and blind people. (iii) Therefore, E.T.’s … [continue reading]

The Rational Human Condition 3, Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics, Section 3.3–Practical-Freedom-in-Life: Kantian Non-Intellectualism.

“The Human Condition,” by Thomas Whitaker/Prison Arts Coalition THE RATIONAL HUMAN CONDITION is a five-part, four-book series, including: PART 1: Preface and General Introduction PART 2: Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge PART 3:  Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics PART 4: Kantian … [continue reading]

The Two Greatest Living Philosophers Are Only 3.5 Inches Tall. The NEW Philosoflicks 8: Mr K Meets Mr N in The Eerie, Uncanny House of Cinema

Welcome to the cosmic wormhole that will take you directly to The Eerie, Uncanny House of Cinema, where Mr K and Mr N are already waiting for you, HERE.   Philosoflicks and Against Professional Philosophy are sub-projects of the online mega-project Philosophy Without Borders, which is home-based on Patreon here. Please consider becoming a patron! … [continue reading]

The Rational Human Condition 3, Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics, Section 3.2–Kant’s Biological Theory of Freedom.

“The Human Condition,” by Thomas Whitaker/Prison Arts Coalition THE RATIONAL HUMAN CONDITION is a five-part, four-book series, including: PART 1: Preface and General Introduction PART 2: Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge PART 3:  Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics PART 4: Kantian … [continue reading]

The Rational Human Condition 3, Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics, Section 3.0–Introduction and Section 3.1–Two-Dimensional Rational Normativity.

“The Human Condition,” by Thomas Whitaker/Prison Arts Coalition THE RATIONAL HUMAN CONDITION is a five-part, four-book series, including: PART 1: Preface and General Introduction PART 2: Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge PART 3:  Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics PART 4: Kantian … [continue reading]

DARE TO THINK FOR YOURSELF! (Preface and Complete, Downloadable Text) Mr Nemo Philosophically Narrates One Year in The Age of Trump

PREFACE “Mr Nemo” is a pseudonym adopted by an angry, unemployed philosopher: me. “Trump” names a President of the United States of America, elected on 8 November 2016. “The WTFU Party” names an alternative political party created by me on 22 November 2016, in reaction and response to Trump’s election. This lightly-edited compilation of short … [continue reading]

Canon Wars, Round 2: The Multi-Culti Critique of Western Philosophy.

Mainstream contemporary professional academic philosophy is seriously under attack, and not just by APP. In a recent edgy essay, “Taking Down Descartes: The Canon Wars,” I critically analyzed and historically contextualized Christia Mercer’s very interesting New York Times article from 25 September 2017, “Descartes Is Not Our Father,” and drew two main conclusions: It’s … … [continue reading]

The Rational Human Condition 3, Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics, Section 2.7–Conclusion.

“The Human Condition,” by Thomas Whitaker/Prison Arts Coalition THE RATIONAL HUMAN CONDITION is a five-part, four-book series, including: PART 1: Preface and General Introduction PART 2: Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge PART 3:  Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics PART 4: Kantian … [continue reading]