MDSA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Entertainment Software Rating Board, Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, Video Game Rating System
Informational biases in a recent news story -> photojournalistic conventions in current events. What are the consequences and contingencies involved in regulation: the convenience of searching on google for controversial events. Pragmatic analysis = practicality + legislation + regulation. No real practical effect on our lives/how we live them. Principles of metaphysics -> not pragmatic questions -> truth truth . Truth is out there waiting to be discovered -> is accessible to us kinda. Truth can never be fully known -> wrapped up with religions. Truth is only true in a given context amongst certain social norms/moments/expectations. William james (1842-1910: habit -> idea that habits are habits but they are malleable over time -> can be shaped by interactions. Note -> alcoholics anonymous: radical empiricism = how we can understand/observe these habits. The only things that shall be debatable among philosophers shall be things definable in terms drawn from experience. -> not from speculation.