No I can't.  

 From: Steve Sundur <>
To: "" <> 
Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2013 11:11 AM
Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle

can you give example of this?

From: Emily Reyn <>
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Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2013 11:00 AM
Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle
"The only interesting answers are those which destroy the question." - Susan 

"Sometimes, finding an answer to a question forces you to redefine the terms of 
the question, or think differently about their relations to each other. These 
are the really interesting answers: The ones that make you change the way you 
see the world." - Anon comment

From: turquoiseb <>
Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2013 8:46 AM
Subject: [FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle
Judy posted an interesting question for a change: 
> I wonder if it's possible for two philosophers to 
> have an argument (or just a conversation) using 
> only mathematical formulations, no words.  I can cast third-hand hearsay 
> evidence on this 
question. At least on the "having a conversation" 
issue.  My grandfather worked with Albert Einstein on the 
Manhattan Project, as did most of the other high- 
level physicists in the US at the time. They would 
occasionally get together in one of the classrooms 
of Princeton University, alone, and just jackpot 
ideas. My father describes my grandfather describing 
hours-long "conversations" in which neither of them 
said a word.  One would just scribble an unfinished equation on 
one of the many blackboards in the room, and then 
step back and wait for the other to "comment" on it. 
Sometimes the comment was another, slightly differ- 
ent equation. Sometimes it was a correction to a 
mistake in the original equation. Rarely -- and to 
be celebrated -- there was a solution to the 
equation.  They celebrated by going out for ice cream. Sure 
sounds like a conversation to me, but not much of 
an "argument."   There's a difference. 

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