Tag: knowledge

Knowledge and Certainty – Fresh AiR – S03:E02:C02 (AUDIO)

Knowledge and Certainty Tonight’s chapter continues from the last on ‘Propositional Logic and Beliefs‘ but can be taken as its own entity. Like our last chapter this is also available as a VIDEO, but for the listener we have a PDF with all the information provided in said video. So what’s included in tonight’s show? Theories of Knowledge Justified True Belief Coherence Theory Fallibilism Verificationism Positivism Colloquial Definitions (and their issues) What Counts as Justification? Examples of Justification Types of…


Knowledge and Certainty – Fresh AiR – S03:E02:C02 (VIDEO)

Knowledge and Certainty Tonight’s chapter continues from the last on ‘Propositional Logic and Beliefs‘ but can be taken as its own entity. Like our last chapter this is also available as a AUDIO podcast, and we have a PDF with all the information provided in said video. So what’s included in tonight’s show? Theories of Knowledge Justified True Belief Coherence Theory Fallibilism Verificationism Positivism Colloquial Definitions (and their issues) What Counts as Justification? Examples of Justification Types of Certainty Psychological…


Do we Atheists have a Burden of Proof? – Conflated and Misunderstood Terms: Vol 7

“The burden is on the claimant!”, “I only lack belief so I have no burden”, “I don’t hold a belief as that is a claim” and other phrases are touted by many fellow atheists on the internet. Is this correct, or are we missing some of the picture? This article hopes to discuss What is the burden of proof? (aka BoP) To whom does the burden of proof apply? What do we mean by claim? Before we start, I feel…


Fresh AiR – S01:E05 – Belief, Truth, and Knowledge

Tonight, we are going to discuss Belief, Knowledge and Truth, and how they can interact with each other and reality. Definitions of Belief, Truth, and Knowledge Belief A proposition you accept as/believe to be true. This does not define whether the belief is rational or not, nor does it define the strength, it simply demonstrates a positive attitude towards a particular proposition. Truth The quality or state of being true. That which is true or in accordance with fact and/or…