Some metafilosofy

From a discussion on Google+   Opening post: Massimo Pigliucci 28. okt. 2012  –  Offentlig Philosophy lost its bite, says another physicist who doesn’t know what he’s talking about. —————————– Emil Ole William Kirkegaard29. okt. 2012Rediger+1 Dyson might not know what he is talking about, but the LW article linked in the beginning is right…

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Thoughts about SEP’s Vienna Circle + Logical Empiricism

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/vienna-circle/ http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/logical-empiricism/ Vienna Circle Despite its prominent position in the rich, if fragile, intellectual culture of inter-war Vienna and most likely due to its radical doctrines, the Vienna Circle found itself virtually isolated in most of German speaking philosophy. The one exception was its contact and cooperation with the Berlin Society for Empirical (later: Scientific)…

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Paul Graham on philosophy

http://www.paulgraham.com/philosophy.html – There are things I know I learned from studying philosophy. The most dramatic I learned immediately, in the first semester of freshman year, in a class taught by Sydney Shoemaker. I learned that I don’t exist. I am (and you are) a collection of cells that lurches around driven by various forces, and…

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Graet reeding about herisy, open-miendednes, eksentrik thinking

I found dhe esae from reeding anodher tekst (very komon praktis): http://soundproofsuite1850.blogspot.com/2007/12/book-review-which-way-western-man.html Dhe abov is aktualy orlsoe worth reeding. It is a book revuew of a book with very unpopular ideas, but shuurly som good peeses among dhem. Heer is dhe opening: “SEATTLE, Washington – Now why would I be reviewing this book, which was…

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