Dezember 2012 Archiv

Grandpas neither.

Killing Grandmothers should not be allowed.

Sonja Smets about David Lewis about Time Travel

Ceep the Kontext.

  1. Always separate sharply the psychological from the logical, the subjective from the objective.
  2. Never ask for the meaning of a word in isolation, but only in the context of a proposition.
  3. Never lose sight of the distinction between concept and object.


"Logics" are not logic.

We misunderstand logic if we think there are "logics" among which we could somehow choose. There is reasoning. Specific formal systems may or may not adequately capture aspects of correct reasoning. But there is no neutral place outside logic from which to decide what "logic" to adopt.

Allan Stairs rephrasing Kripke against Putnam

The person we are.

Oh, if I knock on your door would you let me in?
Do you know any more than I do?

Jaymay: Autumn Fallin

Carved in Stone.

They made a statue of us

Regina Spektor - Us

Sie haben uns ein Denkmal gebaut

Wir Sind Helden - Denkmal