1) offered a solution to the problem of ubnfounded foundations.

The solution offered at the beginning is basically: "Don't try to let your reasoning be based on underlying foundations in the first place."

That leaves the open question about how to reason. GS is an answer to that question.

"One the one hand, on the other hand, on the third hand"-reasoning as advocated in Superforcasting where there doesn't have to be a shared foudnation for all three hands is another. That's what Tetlock calls "foxy" thinking and where he argue... (read more)

The solution offered at the beginning is basically: "Don't try to let your reasoning be based on underlying foundations in the first place."

What that seems to amount to is "conduct all your reasoning inside a black box". That makes soem problems, such as the problem of being able to veify your reasoning

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by MrMind 1 min read25th Jul 2016133 comments

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