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Philosophy as therapy: After the end of certainty

24-05-2020 15:32

Alkis Gounaris
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Philosophy

Abstract: During the pandemic, hundreds or thousands of lives were lost or at risk. Along with the pain and fear of death, people have experienced the unprecedented insecurity generated by the unknown and the possibility that the world will never be the same again. What do Hume, Popper and Wittgenstein have to say about the end of certainty? The errors of inductive reasoning, in the eighth article of the series on the contribution of philosophy to the treatment of irrationality, which spread along with the coronavirus.

Keywords: belief, knowledge, induction

Gounaris, Α. (2020). Philosophy as therapy: After the end of certainty. Original publication in www.bookpress.gr. Retrieved [24/05/2020] from 

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