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by jetsetjason
Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:30 am
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: rick, can you get soros interviewed for philosophy now ?
Replies: 9
Views: 4305

Re: rick, can you get soros interviewed for philosophy now ?

Perhaps, via a series of articles in philosophy now magazine !
by jetsetjason
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:53 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: rick, can you get soros interviewed for philosophy now ?
Replies: 9
Views: 4305

Re: rick, can you get soros interviewed for philosophy now ?

soros... " I call the passive relationship the “cognitive function” and the active relationship the “participating function,” and the interaction between the two functions I call “reflexivity.” Reflexivity is, in effect, a two-way feedback mechanism in which reality helps shape the participants’ thi...
by jetsetjason
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:10 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: rick, can you get soros interviewed for philosophy now ?
Replies: 9
Views: 4305

Re: rick, can you get soros interviewed for philosophy now ?

wow, you just did an amazingly fast reader poll there, how did you do that ?

How come you KNOW, with certainty, what 'most readers' of the magazine want to see, please, tell me, how you KNOW things like this, so quickly, and without reference to any research !!!!
by jetsetjason
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: rick, can you get soros interviewed for philosophy now ?
Replies: 9
Views: 4305

rick, can you get soros interviewed for philosophy now ?

George Soros describes himself as a failed philosopher but I think he has interesting theories, which he tries to apply, to reality. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/49b1654a-ed60-11dd-bd60-0000779fd2ac.html Essentially, he understands that markets and society is chaotic, due to human passions and that , t...
by jetsetjason
Mon Nov 10, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Issue 69
Replies: 7
Views: 3733

I was down the poetry cafe saturday night, and guess what i spotted in the reading shelf !

http://jetsetjason.spaces.live.com/blog ... 6942.entry

I must grab it the next time I visit :)
by jetsetjason
Mon Nov 03, 2008 2:58 pm
Forum: Local Discussion Groups
Topic: London Philosophy Now Group
Replies: 72
Views: 49948

Thursday seems the wrong night, a lot of people break up the working week with something on wednesday nights, how about you combine philosophy now meetup with kants cave ? you could put it up on meetup then,see stuff like this,shows demand http://philosophy.meetup.com/178/ when you setup the meetup ...
by jetsetjason
Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:06 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Issue 69
Replies: 7
Views: 3733

I better get this issue from a shop soon, looks ace, glad to see Nassim Nicholas Taleb being interviewed, i have swapped a few emails with him,did advise philosophy now a cool magazine :)
by jetsetjason
Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:27 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: darwin was wrong
Replies: 21
Views: 6962

I suppose people like to believe things that make them feel good about themselves ?
by jetsetjason
Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: darwin was wrong
Replies: 21
Views: 6962

darwin was talking about things over the long term, perhaps it is natural that bored factory workers organise into unions, create political force or decide to shoot the boss to get revenge ?

is 'natural justice' meant to be, i presume darwin would have something to say about that...
by jetsetjason
Thu Oct 16, 2008 5:58 pm
Forum: Local Discussion Groups
Topic: London Philosophy Now Group
Replies: 72
Views: 49948

perhaps anja could get a meetup group organised for this, she could use the mailing list to plug pfalondon and the courses at mary ward ?
by jetsetjason
Thu Oct 16, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: darwin was wrong
Replies: 21
Views: 6962

natural selection happens but one can not predict the outcome, due to chaos , in the system, things change, but it is not all logical, for example, the sexual selection peacocks etc. etc.

chaos and natural selection = reality ?
by jetsetjason
Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: Local Discussion Groups
Topic: london meetup - a new venue,day,time ?
Replies: 4
Views: 6160

thanks,for saying,thanks, remember to advise all those philosophy fans about how amazing 'philosophy now' is :)

mmm, go along with an issue and post a pic on here, of you with them,reading the mag ?
by jetsetjason
Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:16 am
Forum: Local Discussion Groups
Topic: london meetup - a new venue,day,time ?
Replies: 4
Views: 6160

mmm, a pub meet probably best !
by jetsetjason
Sat Oct 11, 2008 11:01 am
Forum: Local Discussion Groups
Topic: london meetup - a new venue,day,time ?
Replies: 4
Views: 6160

london meetup - a new venue,day,time ?

I am trying to avoid being out at night,now it is cold and dark, how would people think about a meetup,say on a saturday afternoon, perhaps at that pub near the mary ward centre, that many of us visit after pfalondon debates ? We may even go to the basement at the school of life sometime, turn it in...
by jetsetjason
Fri Oct 03, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: darwin was wrong
Replies: 21
Views: 6962

tit for tat, but emma darwin gave to those who could not give back, and she had 10 children

hello emma, goodby charles


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