Massimo Pigliucci

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Commentary / World Apr 27, 2011

Critical thinking crucial in the information age

Ignorance is the root of all evil, according to Plato, who also famously gave us a still-current definition of its opposite: knowledge. For Plato, knowledge is "justified true belief." That definition is worthy of consideration as we reflect on the perils of ignorance in ...