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Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658), predecessor of lifelong education and arbiter of good taste
(History of Education & Childrens Literature, 2018)
Nearly all studies conducted to date on the work of the Spanish moralist Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658) are either literary or philosophical, so that they have hardly analyzed its educational dimension. In order to present ...
Wittgenstein and the Possibility of Inexplicably Losing Certainties
(Philosophical Papers, 2013-07)
Though Wittgenstein’s On Certainty has been influential in analytic epistemology, its interpretation has been enormously controversial. It is true that exegesis has been mainly concerned with the proper characterization ...
Advantages and Paradoxes of Regarding Omniscience as Subjective Certainty in Wittgenstein's Sense
In this paper, I try to facilitate the understanding of the concept of 'omniscience' by taking into account the terminology developed in Ludwig Wittgenstein's On Certainty. Thus, I start by explaining why omniscience can ...
Why the Wrongness of Killing Innocents is Not a Universal Moral Certainty
(John Wiley and Sons Inc, 2021)
In this paper, I argue that the certainty about the wrongness of killing must not be considered as a universal, but as a local one. Initially, I show that there exist communities in which the wrongness of killing innocents ...