Sat 22 May, 2010 12:40 am - From the looks of it, you have a far better understanding of Hume than I've gained in my limited readings of EHU this last semester.
Our philosophy class pretty much taught Hume as saying... (view)
Wed 12 May, 2010 12:59 am - [QUOTE=Bill Maxwell;163261]Whereas the foundation for this a priori knowledge may indeed come from experience, you do not need to go off and experience all the triangles in the world before you... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 08:36 pm - [QUOTE=Pangloss;161078]DaMunky,
It looks like you won't be finding any [I]philosophy[/I] on the nature of time here, unfortunately. Just preaching. But you might be interested in the... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 08:18 pm - [QUOTE=Zetherin;161067]A present need exist for there to be a past and future. Like I said, what you are stating is akin to someone saying the number three doesn't exist, but yet there are... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 08:07 pm - [QUOTE=Zetherin;161062]I thought you just conceded a moment ago that the past and future do not exist? Stop talking about the past and future existing if you don't think the present... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 07:57 pm - [QUOTE=Zetherin;161054]I'm talking about a single detail in regards to Poland - its spatial detail. I'm also talking about a single detail in regards to the present - its temporal detail.... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 07:53 pm - [QUOTE=Zetherin;161051]Nothing about the theory of relativity discredits, or is even contrary, to what I've stated. If you believe this to be not true, please explain how.[/QUOTE]
Please see... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 07:47 pm - [QUOTE=Zetherin;161042]I believe this to be the same for the present or any other moment in time, is what I'm saying.
Just because we don't know [I]exactly[/I] when that moment in time... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 07:25 pm - [QUOTE=Zetherin;161031]The definition of the word is agreed upon, and people use the term "present" quite frequently. If you don't believe me, you ought to look the word up.[/quote]... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 04:28 pm - [QUOTE=Zetherin;160971]Of there there is a coherent way.
One year before now it was May 6th, 2009 (past)
Today it is May 6th, 2010 (present)
One year from now it will be May 6th, 2011 (future)... (view)