philosophy

Slimy Constructivists

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There is something that feels fundamentally dishonest and slimy about constructivism, and I have no doubt that constructivists could explain to me why it is some “intellectual weakness” or …


Empathy vs Compassion

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I’ve worried a lot about empathy, people striving for empathy as a virtue, people conflating empathy, sympathy and compassion, and people claiming empathy when it seemed they were actually …