Figuring Out What It Means To Win The Game Of Life

Maarten van Doorn
Jun 3, 2018 · 6 min read
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A closed game indeed

Weighing values

“People may spend their whole lives climbing the ladder of success only to find, once they reach the top, that their ladder is leaning against the wrong wall.” — Thomas Merton

Discovering yourself

Inventing yourself


There’s more to that

The Understanding Project

Applying insights from cognitive science and social epistemology to everyday opinion-forming

Maarten van Doorn

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PhD philosophy. Essays about why we believe what we do, how societies come to a public understanding about truth, and how we might do better (crazy times)

The Understanding Project

Essays about why we believe what we do, how post-truth societies come to a public understanding about truth, and how we might do better.

Maarten van Doorn

Written by

PhD philosophy. Essays about why we believe what we do, how societies come to a public understanding about truth, and how we might do better (crazy times)

The Understanding Project

Essays about why we believe what we do, how post-truth societies come to a public understanding about truth, and how we might do better.

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