[FOM] Platonism and Progress in Philosophy

Robert Lindauer rlindauer at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 21:10:01 EDT 2010

> Charles Silver wrote:
>> Could you please furnish one or more examples of philosophical progress
>> in the past hundred years, such that the result of that progress is not
>> scientific, but still remains under the purview of philosophy?

The notion "considered progress" as in "X is considered progress" is a purpose or personality relative question.

Obviously in the last 100 years philosophy has made great progress, witness:


compare the relatively limited 


The question itself betrays a lack of appreciation for the kinds of things that philosophers find important without any apparent argument or reason for said lack.


Robbie Lindauer

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