Saturday, September 10, 2022

summer 2022

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What can be the merit of “best” among conceptions (if the term isn’t ejected from discourse in our relativistic times)? It’s at least “the better conception” among available alternatives.

Sept. 5 | I’m glad to find that my approach to thinking about “self” is very corroborated by the diversity of others’ views: “more diversity of selves” (following up from the Sept. 3 discussion linked below).

for the better conception

The reality of multiple approaches to understanding a notion (named by a concept) may evince wondering [1] why one chooses one approach over another (if one does so: one is “best”?); [2] why there are multiple approaches (why the pluralism—other than happenstance: why no convergence of approaches?); and [3] how best to understand a convening of the plurality (modeling conceptual evolving?).