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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language - Ludwig Wittgenstein

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“Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck” – Immanuel Kant

He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals. - Immanuel Kant

It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of truth - John Locke

To be is to be perceived (Esse est percipi) - Bishop George Berkeley

It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of truth - John Locke

As much as anyone can make use of to any advantage of life before it spoils, so much by his labor he may fix a property in; whatever is beyond this, is more than his share, and belongs to others. - John Locke

How much truth does a spirit endure, how much truth does it dare? More and more that became for me the real measure of value. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Fallacy 8a: Irving Copi, Introduction to Logic - irrelevant conclusion - Calgary cannot be the fastest growing city in Canada because it is not the largest city in Canada.

There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers - William James

The thing, above all, that a teacher should endeavor to produce in his pupils, if democracy is to survive, is the kind of tolerance that springs from an endeavor to understand those who are different from ourselves. - Bertrand Russell

All our simple ideas in their first appearance are derived from simple impressions, which are correspondent to them, and which they exactly represent. - David Hume

There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance - Socrates

To be is to be perceived (Esse est percipi) - Bishop George Berkeley

I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion. - Spinoza

God is dead! He remains dead! And we have killed him - Friedrich Nietzsche

It is only by means of memory that we are the same individual to others and to ourselves. At my age, there may not be a single molecule in my body that I brought into the world at my birth. - Denis Diderot

Of all things the measure is man: of those that are, that they are; and of those that are not, that they are not. - Protagoras

Fallacy 9: Irving Copi, Introduction to Logic - appeal to authority - Accepting celebrity endorsements, non-expert opinions passed as experts, etc...

Fallacy 7: Irving Copi, Introduction to Logic - causation - Unemployment decreased in the fourth quarter because the government eliminated the gasoline tax in the second quarter.

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