On why Epistemological Rationalism wins

In my last post I tried to separate the psychological source question about knowledge from the justification question. Empiricists win the former, but since it is not the really important question the win is not a big deal. Rationalists win the justification question but not until it is formulated a bit more specifically. The traditional …

Epistemology

Empiricists say “Yay sensation!”. Rationalists say “Yay intellect!”. Empiricists say “What is left of contact with anything short of sensation?” Rationalists say “What is left short of chaos with anything short of thought?” That I sense and think is more clear to me than how or by what powers. That I do either or both …