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, Bob Schacht <r_schacht@...> wrote:
> I propose that this situation is parallel to issues that pop up in
> philosophy of science with some regularity. The "sets of parallels
> patterns" are often based on different world views, so it seems
> is no common ground from which both "sets" can be evaluated. This
> in science, too. Thomas Kuhn called these "sets" paradigms.
> The way one chooses can begin by examining the underlying
principles and assumptions.
> Bob Schacht
I suppose we can also bring in the postmodernist view that authorial
intentionality is either an illusion or an irrelevancy. So if Ted
and I are both claiming that we discover what Mark intended to
convey when writing the Gospel of Mark, we are both mistaken. (IMO,
of course, he is mistaken and I'm not... but are we both,
postmodernwise, mistaken because authorial intentionality is so not-