Series: Tom Clark and Naturalism

Knowledge and Error: Second Response to Tom Clark

Yesterday I made my first response to Tom Clark’s naturalistic epistemology, pointing to self-contradictions I believe it contains. I use the term “naturalistic epistemology” intentionally, for it seems to me his approach to knowledge is very strongly biased toward naturalistic conclusions. It was not these internal contradictions, however, that interested me most about his paper. …

Tom Clark, Empiricism, and Ethics

After a two-month hiatus, it’s my pleasure once again to take up conversation with Tom Clark, director of the Center for Naturalism, who also runs the website Naturalism.org and the Memeing Naturalism blog. Our first three rounds on this were interesting and productive, in my opinion, and apparently also Tom’s. Previously we discussed whether his approach …