On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 6:48 PM, <spudboy...@aol.com> wrote:
> Yes, your reading Feyerabend, suggests that [...] > Speaking of things that give philosophy a bad name consider these words of wisdom from Feyerabend: "The church at the time of Galileo was much more faithful to reason than Galileo himself, and also took into consideration the ethical and social consequences of Galileo's doctrine. Its verdict against Galileo was rational and just, and revisionism can be legitimized solely for motives of political opportunism." No doubt there are those on this list who will try to make excuses for the above moronic statement, but the fact remains that most professional philosophers think any provocative statement can make them stand out no matter how dimwitted it is. John K Clark -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.