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An ugly case balancing the marketing program to make people feel safe, which is then used to prove the incident giving rise to the negligence claim, was foreseeable.

YMCA summer camp sued in Indiana for sexual assault on a minor by a predator hiding in the woods. The brochure marketing the program specifically outlined how bathroom procedures were to be done. 2,341 more words

Case Analysis

How Do I Know?

A month ago, I hurt my Achilles tendon.  This week the downer of not being able to run drove me to admit I was injured, and seek internet advice.   473 more words


Case of the Day - Wednesday, January 11, 2017


When the Upper Oconee Water Authority started building a new reservoir, its consulting engineer needed to use the Walls’ property to let its subcontractor have access to a drainage pipe. 1,132 more words

The Call

I spend half my time
avoiding unpleasant emotions
and the other half
creating the causes of them
so obviously I will not be able
to come in to work today.


The Implications of the New Materialisms for Feminist Epistemology

Frost, S., 2011. The Implications of the New Materialisms for Feminist Epistemology, in: Grasswick, H.E. (Ed.), Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp. 1,577 more words


Necessary Connections in Causal Relations

A necessary connection between a cause and its effect says that given the cause, its effect must occur.

Consider that a match is struck, causing it to light. 591 more words

Causal Defeaters