How do we "know" that we know anything? The roots of confidence are a tangled mesh of facts and theories, measurements and hunches, linked in a network of mutual support. Different realms of knowledge have radically different characteristics:

Tuesday, February 15, 2000 at 06:15:13 (EST) = 2000-02-15

TopicThinking - TopicScience - TopicPhilosophy

(correlates: DarwinOnTheFaceOfNature, TechnicalShirt, GibbonChapter19, ...)