Elements of dialectical contextualism

Franceschi, Dr Paul (2014) Elements of dialectical contextualism. [Preprint]

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In what follows, I strive to present the elements of a philosophical doctrine, which can be defined as dialectical contextualism. I proceed first to define the elements of this doctrine: dualities and polar contraries, the principle of dialectical indifference and the one-sidedness bias. I emphasize then the special importance of this doctrine in one specific field of meta-philosophy: the methodology for solving philosophical paradoxes. Finally, I describe several applications of this methodology on the following paradoxes: Hempel's paradox, the surprise examination paradox and the Doomsday Argument.

Item Type:Preprint
Keywords:dialectical contextualism, contextualism, dialectics, one-sidedness bias, cognitive distortion, meta-philosophy, polar contraries, paradox
Subjects:Philosophy > Logic
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy > Philosophy of Science
ID Code:9225
Deposited By: Franceschi, Paul
Deposited On:10 May 2014 00:07
Last Modified:10 May 2014 00:07

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