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Re: Common Sense

Dear Grant, Thank you for your response. I am waiting to be picked up by my son to be taken on a family holiday. I didn’t want you to think I was letting
    Anna Kinesman
    4:48 AM
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    Re: Regarding criterion of truth / cognitive impressions

    Hi Guillaume, You say, “I am not sure what is knowledge of a single proposition, actually, knowledge comes in packages for me: knowledge that 'François
      Nigel Glassborow
      11:44 PM
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      Re: Regarding criterion of truth / cognitive impressions

      Hi Grant. Thanks a lot for your comments. I'm afraid I'll have some questions again. * Grant:> Look at the very definition of a CI: one that "arises from
      Guillaume Andrieu
      3:01 PM
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      Re: Common Sense

      Grant, You wrote, “For many of the Stoics (Epictetus not the least) the doctrine of Providence and divine perfection was absolutely central to the Stoic
      cfisher8238
      11:21 AM
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      Re: Common Sense

      ... ***** I agree, but I was saying more than this. For example, when I teach my students that according to the Stoic view all externals are in the hands of
      Grant Sterling
      10:13 AM
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      A Rational Belief

      As we have seen, most debates about Stoicism are polarised. 1. There are those who want to eject anything that is not provable though logic and their standard
        Nigel Glassborow
        Aug 27
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        Re: The connection between physics and ethics

        Thank you again for your interpretation of QM, Guillaume. As I wrote previously, I am done with that conversation. With regard to the connection between
        cfisher8238
        Aug 26
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        Re: The connection between physics and ethics

        Hi Chris, I respect that you do not wish to go on about this aspect of the discussion. I'll just say two paragraphs. Having deterministic laws is not the same
        Guillaume Andrieu
        Aug 26
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        Re: The connection between physics and ethics

        Guillaume, I am not distancing myself from Schäfer's theory, I am distancing myself from your interpretation of it. I appreciate your unwillingness to agree
        cfisher8238
        Aug 26
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        Re: The connection between physics and ethics

        Nice one Guillaume! If we had found a set of strange car keys in place of the pillowcase we would have been quite happy, for where there are car keys there is
          Nigel Glassborow
          Aug 26
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          Re: Regarding criterion of truth / cognitive impressions

          ... ***** Look at the very definition of a CI: one that "arises from that which is; is stamped and impressed in accordance with that very thing; and of such a
          Grant Sterling
          Aug 25
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          Re: The connection between physics and ethics

          Chris, Ancient Stoics were surely compatibilists, I don't deny that at all. But Schäfer, by reifying probability fields, says that there are effects without
          Guillaume Andrieu
          Aug 25
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          Re: The connection between physics and ethics

          That one is quite easy Nigel. Your pillowcase obviously transformed into car keys. Cheers, Guillaume. On 25 August 2015 at 19:03, 'Nigel Glassborow'
          Guillaume Andrieu
          Aug 25
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          Re: The connection between physics and ethics

          Guillaume, I offer the following story that may or may not be relevant to the question of causal determinism. I am not so sure that ‘cause and effect’ is
          Nigel Glassborow
          Aug 25
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          Re: Common Sense

          Dear Grant, Doesn’t one have to be careful in one’s wording. A word can be taken to mean so much more or less than was intended. I do believe that on some
          Anna Kinesman
          Aug 25
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