When we consider our views in isolation, we don’t always notice the flaws in our own views. By looking at our beliefs from a different perspective, we can see new places for correction, which can help us improve our own views and get closer to the truth.Click To Tweet
As a philosopher, I spend a lot of time talking about contentious issues. If you’ve ever taught topics like abortion or affirmative action to undergraduates, you know how precarious such conversations can be. They can be anything from fruitful to frustrating.
One thing I’ve learned from these discussions is just how much our initial approach determines the direction of the conversation. I’ve found that Continue Reading