I studied philosophy at Oxford University in the late 1970s (and knew less at the end of three years than at the beginning, though there was, I suppose, some consolation in knowing why). 585 more words
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If you were the Yankees GM, which of their long-term contracts would you dump this winter if given the opportunity?
With $434.4 million in future obligations, New York has the third most cash committed to their current roster in MLB. While things were looking great for a while this year, with this recent slump and rash of injuries, we are now seeing some of the downside to having so much money invested in talented but brittle and elderly former stars. 1,046 more words
Those of you who read what I write will realise I’m on a journey; in fact, always have been.
The journey involves the development of ideas – following them to their logical conclusion; or perhaps, better, to their logical continuation. 1,162 more words
There has been an apparent trend in philosophy to try and adopt the practice of using female-associated names and pronouns for protagonists in examples and thought experiments. 1,924 more words