What is "the truth?" Is it discoverable by humans? These are the base questions today's guest, Steve Patterson, has tackled through his pursuit of philosophy. Steve hosts the podcast Patterson in Pursuit, and has recently released the book "Square One: The Foundations of Knowledge". In the show, Marc and Steve discuss:
How Steve first became interested in philosophy as a young man, and why he decided to pursue this interest outside of academia.
Why the idea that "truth is discoverable" is so unpopular, not only in academia but in society at large.
Why does Steve refer to himself a "rationalist" philosopher.
Whether or not a rationalist view of philosophy can jive with religious scriptures,