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John W. Powell
Humboldt State University
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    To What Extent Can Definitions Help Our Understanding? What Plato Might Have Said in His Cups.John W. Powell - 2012 - Metaphilosophy 43 (5):698-713.
    There are grounds for taking Plato's agenda of searching for definitions to be ironic, and he points toward good arguments for being wary of trust in definitions.
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    Becoming.John Wesley Powell - 1911 - The Monist 21 (3):398-404.
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    The Evolution of Religion.John Wesley Powell - 1898 - The Monist 8 (2):183-204.
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    What’s a Good Argument?John W. Powell - 2010 - The Philosophers' Magazine 51 (51):87-92.
    Becoming knowledgeable about good arguments through arguing, through focused involvement and educational progress through stages of deepeningunderstanding, is a logically prior requirement to being able to give a set of criteria or a definition of a good argument. So rather than seek a definition or criteria, we should seek expertise, wisdom regarding what we were tempted to define, through the long, slow and gradually deepening involvement in thinking things through.
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    What’s a Good Argument?John W. Powell - 2010 - The Philosophers' Magazine 51:87-92.
    Becoming knowledgeable about good arguments through arguing, through focused involvement and educational progress through stages of deepeningunderstanding, is a logically prior requirement to being able to give a set of criteria or a definition of a good argument. So rather than seek a definition or criteria, we should seek expertise, wisdom regarding what we were tempted to define, through the long, slow and gradually deepening involvement in thinking things through.
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