Many disagreements are complicated by terms having several meanings. What if a claim is made up of more than one such term? How would we deal with that complexity? I look at an example about the benefits of free trade. Read more (7 min, 1800 words).
Just like we can take partial derivatives of mathematical functions, we can tell partial stories about the world and how it works. The problem is that stories always leave a lot out, and those leftovers might form someone else’s story.Read more (2800 words)