[FairfieldLife] RE: On Being An Eagle

2013-09-24 Thread obbajeeba

[FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle

2013-09-24 Thread Jason
Jason wrote: You state that Kelvin's statement is inherently self-invalidating? --- waspaligap waspaligap@.. wrote: Well, yes. He makes a claim (an epistemological claim). Let's call that claim K. According to K, when you cannot express it (i.e. some claim) in precise

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2013-09-22 Thread Jason
Jason wrote: When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot express it in precise mathematical terms, your knowledge of it, is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind ~ Lord Kelvin I like the way the

[FairfieldLife] RE: On Being An Eagle

2013-09-22 Thread s3raphita

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2013-09-22 Thread s3raphita

[FairfieldLife] RE: On Being An Eagle

2013-09-22 Thread s3raphita

[FairfieldLife] RE: On Being An Eagle

2013-09-22 Thread s3raphita

[FairfieldLife] RE: On Being An Eagle

2013-09-22 Thread s3raphita

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2013-09-21 Thread Jason
Seraphita wrote: Like you, it's been decades since I read any logical positivism - Carnap and Wittgenstein - so I know where you're coming from. Have to say though that the austerity of their approach had a kind of chilling beauty to it. --- authfriend authfriend@... wrote: It

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2013-09-21 Thread turquoiseb
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

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle

2013-09-21 Thread Emily Reyn
you change the way you see the world. - Anon comment From: turquoiseb no_re...@yahoogroups.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2013 8:46 AM Subject: [FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle   Judy posted an interesting question

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle

2013-09-21 Thread Steve Sundur
can you give example of this? From: Emily Reyn emilymae.r...@yahoo.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2013 11:00 AM Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle   The only interesting

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2013-09-21 Thread Emily Reyn
No I can't.   From: Steve Sundur steve.sun...@yahoo.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2013 11:11 AM Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle   can you give example of this? From

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle

2013-09-21 Thread Steve Sundur
: [FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle   No I can't.   From: Steve Sundur steve.sun...@yahoo.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Saturday, September 21, 2013 11:11 AM Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: On Being An Eagle

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2013-09-21 Thread authfriend

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2013-09-20 Thread Jason
Sorry to hijack the thread. Tell me the differences between, 'Phenomenological materialism', 'Mysterianistic materialism' and 'reductionist materialism'. Maybe, you and Judy have a better understanding of what exactly Nagel meant. --- waspaligap waspaligap@.. wrote: Love lift us up where

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2013-09-20 Thread s3raphita

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2013-09-20 Thread s3raphita

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2013-09-20 Thread s3raphita

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2013-09-20 Thread s3raphita

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2013-09-20 Thread s3raphita

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2013-09-19 Thread waspaligap