Strawson’s Idea of Perception as Theory-Laden for the Philosopher, Alva Noe’s Action in Perception, and the Larger Transcendental Preconditions

By: Jay (c) copyright, all rights reserved. A.J. Ayer and other logical positivists have contended that the problem of perception is a central issue in modern epistemology and metaphysics. Ayer himself argued from a position of phenomenalism to what he termed “sophisticated realism.” Ayer represented more or less the end of the “psychologistic” approach to…

Jays Analysis Exclusive: Col. Anthony Shaffer Interview (3 pts)

In a Jay’s Analysis exclusive, I talk spycraft, espionage and current policies and strategies with Col. Anthony Shaffer. Col. Shaffer is a Bronze Star Medal recipient and CIA-trained senior intelligence officer with more than two decades of experience in intelligence. He is currently a Senior Fellow and Special Lecturer at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies in…

Peter Gabriel Tells Us Who Made Him ‘Big Time’

Usually I end up disagreeing with a lot of ‘conspiracy’ sites’ analyses of symbolism. One good example is the All-Seeing Eye and the pyramid. For example, Solomon says in Proverbs that God’s “eye[s] are all-seeing.” I’m not sure we know the origin of the Egyptian usage of the All-Seeing Eye, but what determines the meaning…

“Our Destiny: Digital Nomads in a Virtual Void”

David Richards Infowars.com November 12, 2010 Britain is a surreal place to be living right now. The infamous Ministry of Defense trend report for 2007-35 projects the British middle classes ‘becoming revolutionary, taking on the role of Marx’s proletariat.’ I should be seeing the start of the ferment. Our living standards are being attacked: people…