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Today I have finally been getting around to putting my attempted formalazations of Meillassoux's argument to contingency (HERE and HERE) in a Fitch style proof system, and I realized I made one big mistake in the second post. The argument... Continue »
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The State of Georgia has set a Sept 21st execution date for Troy Davis, a man who seems innocent given the totality of available evidence, and whose guilt has certainly not been proved to anything like a reasonable legal standard. This is one of the more outrageous cases of judicial... Continue »
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Robert Pasnau has recently written an open letter encouraging graduate students in philosophy to specialize in the history of philosophy. (Please do click and read it before reading on here.) Now I understand that Pasnau meant this letter to serve as a recruitment tool, and to this extent he was... Continue »
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Crossposted from Cruel Mistress. The chorus of right wingers defending the actions of the shooter in Tucson as mere insanity is beginning to blow my mind. Repeatedly, politically sympathetic folks seem to be emphasizing Jared Loughner's mental illness and not the nature of his act; or, at least, divorcing the... Continue »
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I didn't know that Ken Aizawa had a blog on the extended mind - polemical, but fair (?) and interesting : http://theboundsofcognition.blogspot.com/ Continue »