Schlagwort: Wissen

But what if not?

So it's an adversarial division of epistemic labor, that's what I think the Socratic method is.

Agnes Callard: What Was The Socratic Mehod? [YouTube]

Common Playing.

Er ist ein schlechter Schauspieler. Er weiß auch, dass sie weiß, dass er das weiß – und so fort, bis in alle Ewigkeit.

Juli Zeh: Corpus Delicti


“That’s right,” shouted Vroomfondel, “we demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!”

Douglas Adams: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy


This is a bout Manny's need for others to know, so that he can use them as tools.

N.K. Jemisin: The City We Became

Knowing Why Knowing.

The major difference is in the world, not the arguments. In a time where actual conspiracies are commonplace, conspiracy theories acquire a ring of plausibility.


We have always had disagreements about what’s true, but today, we have a disagreement over how we know whether something is true. This is an epistemological crisis, not a crisis over belief.

Cory Doctorow: How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism