Monthly Archives: August 2011

super white guy committee

Notice anything about the Republican choices? Yes, they have all pledged not to raise taxes to Grover Norquist (who is he, again?) I’m thinking about phenotype here… Apparently the Republicans are already objecting to the three Democratic picks. And it’s … Continue reading

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philosophical obligations

Leon has linked to an article which explores the question: is God necessary for Whitehead’s system? This raises the question: say you are presented with two metaphysical systems identical save for the fact that one includes God and the other … Continue reading

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why philosophy?

So, the other day I agreed to give a talk in October on the question, ‘Why Philosophy?’ This is, of course, something I’ve thought about in the past. But I’ve never strictly delineated an answer to myself, to the extent … Continue reading

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