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by odysseus
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Language
Topic: What does silence mean?
Replies: 37
Views: 4214

Re: What does silence mean?

Or, silence is in play against noise such that noise would be a vacuous concept without it, much like 'up' means nothing without 'down'. As such, we think of it as an interpretative designation that makes possible discussion and possible meaning vis a vis noise/sound and the like. Silence is thus is...
by odysseus
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Symbols: Art as Logic, Logic as Art
Replies: 6
Views: 1398

Re: Symbols: Art as Logic, Logic as Art

Eodnhoj7Axioms: are the synthesis of symbols and in this respect, all logic has an informal element of art. However, art as an expression of truth is art as objectivity where "existence is identity." (Rand, For the New Intellectual) and "Percepts, not sensations, are the given, the self-evident." (R...