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    • Theoretical Knowledge and Inductive Inference

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
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    According to David Hume, the concept of causation and probability are to be understood in terms of the concepts of similarity and repetition. In this book, it is shown that they are to be understood in terms of the concept of continuity. One corollary is that there is no legitimate basis for skepticism concerning the legitimacy of inductive inference. Another is that anti-realism about theoretical entities is misconceived.

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    • The Teachings of Confucius

    • By: Daniel Willey
    • Narrated by: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Length: 28 mins
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    Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. His followers competed successfully with many other schools only to be suppressed in favor of the Legalists during the Qin Dynasty.

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    • Analytic Summary of Leibniz's Monadology

    • By: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Length: 31 mins
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    Gottfried Leibniz wrote a supremely brilliant but notoriously obscure treatise titled the Monadology. The present work - written by Dr. J-M Kuczynski, the leading rationalist philosopher of the last 300 years - is an analytic summary of that work.

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    • What is Analytic Truth?: A Dialogue

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Length: 8 mins
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    In this fictitious dialogue, it is said what an analytic truth is, and it is established that such truths exist.

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    • God Is in the House

    • Congressional Testimonies of Faith
    • By: Virginia Foxx
    • Narrated by: Elijah Alexander, Traber Burns, Dawn Harvey, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
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    An inspired and original compilation for the 2016 election year, God Is in the House is a collection of essays by members of Congress who reflect on their deep faith and how it guides them as legislators. Compiled by Representative Virginia Foxx, who personally asked for contributions from congressional colleagues and coworkers, God Is in the House features essays from 18 members of Congress from both political parties, representing 11 faiths and denominations.

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    • The Duhem-Quine Thesis

    • Philosophy Shorts, Volume 18
    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Length: 3 mins
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    According to W.V.O. Quine, no observational datum supports any given hypothesis more than it supports any other given hypothesis, our belief to the contrary being nothing more than a prejudice born of our irrational preferences for certain rules of inference over others. In this very short work, it is shown that Quine's thesis is false and that his argument for it is broken. A corollary is that Kuhn's relativism ("truth is paradigm-internal") is false.

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    • Relations and Ordinal Numbers

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The nature of relations, in the mathematical sense, is explained and, on that basis, the nature and significance of ordinal numbers is also explained. In the process, important points are made concerning the nature of mathematical structure.

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    • The Raven Paradox

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "All ravens are black" is logically but not confirmationally equivalent with "all non-black things are non-ravens." But this is impossible, given that logical equivalence guarantees confirmational equivalence. In this paper, this paradox is solved.

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    • The Professor as Sociopath

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Length: 7 mins
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    This work identifies some of the masks worn by the sociopath, when he happens to be employed as a professor.

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    • Anger: A Dialogue

    • By: JM Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Length: 5 mins
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    In this fictitious dialogue, it is discussed why it is beneficial to let go of anger.

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    • Time Travel

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Length: 20 mins
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    In this brief but rigorous examination of the concept of time-travel, it is clearly stated what time-travel would be, were it possible. It is thereby shown that the very concept of time-travel is incoherent.

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    • A Dialogue Concerning OCD

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: John-Michael Kuczynski
    • Length: 14 mins
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    This lively yet profound exchange vividly illustrates a number of important facts about an oft-misunderstood and deeply significant form of psychopathology. The world's leading analytic philosopher and logician, Dr. Kuczynski has also established himself as a leading psychoanalytic clinician and theoretician. This work draws heavily from Kuczynski's groundbreaking treatise Empiricism and the Foundations of Psychology.

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    • Life in the Festivals: A Journey Into the Perpetual Hope Machine

    • By: John Michael Thomas
    • Narrated by: John Michael Thomas
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
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    Every weekend, the tech rich of Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, find themselves intermingling with hippies, spiritual advisers, artists, and shamans in prehistoric lake beds and dilapidated warehouses while they listen to electronic dance music and do copious amounts of drugs. The richest people in the history of mankind are being transformed by this movement.

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    • The Gettysburg Address

    • By: Abraham Lincoln
    • Narrated by: John W. Michaels
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Abraham Lincoln delivered what is considered to be the most famous speech ever at the dedication of the cemetery at Gettysburg Pennsylvania on November 19, 1863. There are five known copies of this speech in Lincoln’s handwriting, each with a slightly different text. John W Michaels reads from the Bliss copy which appears on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. In the background we hear the U.S. Army chorus performing the Battle hymn of the Republic.

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    • The Declaration of Independence

    • By: Thomas Jefferson
    • Narrated by: John W. Michaels
    • Length: 12 mins
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    On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence announced that the 13 American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, regarded themselves as 13 newly independent sovereign states, and no longer a part of the British Empire. Instead they formed a new nation - the United States of America. Narrated by John W. Michaels, a must listen.

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    • What I Saw at Shiloh

    • By: Ambrose Bierce
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 52 mins
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    In this missive Ambrose Bierce recounts two days in his life, April 6 and April 7, 1862, perhaps the two most significant days of his life. He and over 100,000 other combatants have gathered about a small church near the town of Corinth, "a wretched place--the capital of a swamp, two days' march west of the Tennessee River". The church is Shiloh, and it will lend its name to the great battle that took place there.

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    • The Creed of the Old South 1865 -1915

    • By: Basil L. Gildersleeve
    • Narrated by: John Michaels
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
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    From the onset of the war, Basil L. Gildersleeve, native of Charleston, South Carolina, a scholar, and professor of Greek at the University of Virginia left his students every Spring to return to the army until he was wounded during a skirmish in the Shenadoah Valley in 1864. Thirty years later he authored The Creed of the Old South, and A Southerner in the Peloponnesian War included in this audiobook.

    Regular price: £9.19