Aiming for Ataraxia

The case for a balanced skeptical strategy

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We’ve probably all heard the famous Socratic adage: “I know that I know nothing.” These words represent a common theme in philosophy– a sense of being humbled by one’s own lack of certainty.

Even the quote itself is uncertain. Its popular phrasing is actually an oversimplification of, “I neither know nor think that I know,” which…




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