KNOWLEDGE AND ACTION

ANIL MITRA, June 2014

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THEMES TO DEVELOP

Epistemology

Nature

Expressive mode

Criteria

Content: a system of knowledge

The tradition

Universal metaphysics

Abstract objects

Practical metaphysics

 

THEMES TO DEVELOP

Following is tentative; there is much more and better in central statements and journey in being-detail. Discussion of action needs to be added.

Epistemology

Nature

Expressive mode

Mythic-holist-iconic

Literal-analytic-symbolic

Criteria

Criteria for depiction

Criteria for instrumental knowledge

Perfection as depiction

Content: a system of knowledge

See system of human knowledge.

The tradition

Meaning of tradition

Systematic treatment

The non literal in modern culture

Oral tradition

Universal metaphysics

Abstract objects

Emphasis

Topics
Application

General discussion

The nature and abstractness of logic, mathematics, and science

Logic and science
Modality and modal logic
Mathematics

Mereology

Foundations of set theory

Practical metaphysics

Introduction to practical metaphysics

The system of practical metaphysics