The analysis of the evolution of language in the modern world reveals a troubling paradox at the heart of our dominant philosophy. The empiricist philosophers enjoy a dual personality. In England and America, they are celebrated as the founders of modern philosophy, because of the way they exorcised the various religious and metaphysical ghosts from the human machine. On the Continent, on the other hand, they are generally thought of as solipsists, men who reduced the world to private sensation.1
KeywordsLogical Opposite Modern Philosophy Existent Feeling Religious Feeling Divine Comedy
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