The passing on of a paradigm--analytic philosophy

Max Planck once said that "Science advances one funeral at a time."

Thomas Kuhn made a similar conclusion in his magnum opus.
"The Structure of Scientific Revolutions".

Not to speak ill of the dead, but the champions of 
analytic philosophy-- the basis of materialism and atheism--
which are cults that have have degenerated Western thought -
have passed on or are at an advanced age.

Bertram Russell  - Died 1970
Donald Davidson   - Died 2003
Hilary Putname -- alive but at age 87 - Roger Clough
Willard V.O. Quine -- died 2000
Richard Rorty -- Died 2007
J L Austin -- Died 1960
A J Ayer - died 1989
GEM Anscomb - Died 2001
D M Armstrong -- Alive but at age 87
C D Broad Died --1971

What will replace it ? Some suggest pragmatism,
which disclaims the ability to arrive at objective truth. 
There is also marxism, which offers "materialism"
and economics in place of objective truth.

I am suggesting that one avenue has been ignored
since its origin in the 17th century, owing to the
near-religion of materialism. That is the Idealism
of Leibniz. Idealism is superkior to materialism in the sense
that  while materialism and analytic philsophy 
believe that all that exists is material hence objective.
But Leibniz' metaphysics opens the door to the subjective
universe, which includes mind and which anyone who can 
see an object is aware of.

Dr. Roger B Clough NIST (ret.) [1/1/2000]
See my Leibniz site at

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