Wed 9 Jun, 2010 11:38 am - Heh, I don't secretly know the answer to this question. As far as I can tell it is nonsense. I was wondering what my esteemed philosophers of logic might say.
But if a+b=c is nonsense, does... (view)
Tue 8 Jun, 2010 12:22 pm - I have always found that autobiographies, or descriptive books aimed at making clear an authors point of view, make for quite awesome "philosophy" books. Einstein's The World as I... (view)
Tue 8 Jun, 2010 12:10 pm - This is sort of an offshoot of the "this sentence is false thread". I think the solution to this question might be simpler than the solution to that one, which of course, may have the... (view)
Mon 7 Jun, 2010 08:30 pm - [QUOTE=Ding_an_Sich;174316]Oh but he was influenced by that "crude man" Schopenhauer. I never said he Witty was a Kantian. Tell you what: read the TLP and then read The World as Will and... (view)
Mon 7 Jun, 2010 09:48 am - There are a couple philosophy groups in my town (Austin TX) and I am sure other cities have such groups. Google "Your City + Philosophy" for fast results!
I went to a couple meetings... (view)
Mon 7 Jun, 2010 09:34 am - Thomas Paine wrote "In Defense of Common Sense"; If I were to write a philosophical treatise, it might be titled "In Defense of Nonsense".
As for the similarities between... (view)
Fri 4 Jun, 2010 11:23 pm - I was just thinking of this movie I saw recently, the Oxford Murders. It was total crap, but opened with a scene with Wittgenstein in WWI (albeit exaggerated, it was not too far from the truth).... (view)