Side notes to — and critical remarks on — Prof. Habermas’ arguments on the need to preserve modernity’s [pro]positions on identity in a European democracy.
One must not conflate foundational and applicable theories. The two may complement but do not exclude one another. Contextuality ≠ phenomenal arbitrariness.
Meaning is extrinsic. Objects can be referred to by a unique identifier. The meaning of such identifier is intersubjective or limited to a private language.
An examination of private and relational ethics. Its value being extrinsic, justice is to be discerned from the common in the multitude of [inter-]relations.
The abstract structure of an analytical method of thinking. It is about examining the factors of a true and actual state of affairs in their interoperation.
A short examination of the relation between fact and credence in the context of the scientific method, involving the data’s adequacy and the scientist’s disposition.
Examination of the Theseus Paradox: how perception shapes the understanding of the world and what is the dynamic between objects of sense and of thought.
On the philosophical aspect of politics as concerns objects of thought and sense. Hypostatisation is presented as the link between theory and application.
An essay on ethics, examining the intersubjective aspect of politics, the status of the group, the modalities of interpersonal relations and their value.