Armchair questions

You sit in a chair, a comfortable one, and there you are, on your own. You’re just not in for conversation, but at the same time you do not want to mull over the same old thoughts again and again. That is the perfect moment for some armchair questions.

Posted by Kim Down on 30th March 2020 at 12:00am

Home language

In his book “Gulliver’s travels” [1726] Jonathan Swift recommends that at home one should talk with each other by the use of a language of objects.

Posted by Kim Down on 29th March 2020 at 12:00am

My crisps!

Philosophy, you may think, is about big questions, questions that rock your life. Philosophical conversations, however, especially at home, are more revealing, when they address small things. Or less friendly said: most of the irritations in daily life are around petty things.

Posted by Kim Down on 28th March 2020 at 12:00am

Can rabbits be scientists?

From asking to science: this rabbit will help you to explore your own ideas about science. But be prepared: the rabbit will challenge you!

Posted by Kim Down on 24th March 2020 at 12:00am

Is that what you think or can you prove it?

Where are the fine lines that run between thinking, believing, being sure and proving?

Posted by Kim Down on 24th March 2020 at 12:00am