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by mhoraine
Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402715

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Barbara, are you watching over my shoulder ? We can't possibly be on the same wave-length, can we ? Here is something I've been repeatedly listening to today : Vivi, Tiranno ! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87r-NU7S81g&feature=related 'ave a heart, luv, an' save the tyrant, he cannae help it ?! M.
by mhoraine
Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402715

Re: Philosophy of Mind

I wait to hear from you. I bet you wait with baited breath ! OK, some running thoughts.... About your development into a philosopher ( at the end of Chapter 5 ? ) ; and the point where you 'crossed the colour lone '...and became a philosopher ( ? Ch 1, 1963/4 ). Perhaps this illustrates well philos...
by mhoraine
Tue Oct 12, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?
Replies: 174
Views: 46485

Re: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?

Consciousness and the Novel - David Lodge Of particular interest, Chapter 10 - Kierkegaard for Special Purposes. This is where Lodge describes his own creative process. Writing as and in ' Therapy ' - he draws out the parallels between his character 'Tubby' and Kierkegaard. It was the theme of depre...
by mhoraine
Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:06 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402715

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Barbara Another day.... I have to go out soon. I need to talk with you more later. However, my first thought this morning was your strategy in all of these posts. Type, type, typing - perhaps reinforcing the idea that dialogue is required. ' Language is an art, not words thrown down anyhow, not word...
by mhoraine
Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:04 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: The World treasury of Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Replies: 5
Views: 3863

Re: The World treasury of Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics

I think I now know the question to Douglas Adams answer of 42.

What a tease, but tell me please....
would it put me at ease
on my settee whilst
sipping my tea ?

Currently on Amazon for £ 4 -ish. Another one for the shelf ? Groaning...
by mhoraine
Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:48 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402715

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Barbara

Apologies for the K.I.S.S. - it was Keep It Simple and Short :oops:

So much for my assumptions of the type of book you are writing....
Either way, I blush at my arrogance.

I look forward to reading your story.

All the best
M.
by mhoraine
Sun Oct 10, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402715

Re: Philosophy of Mind

How can I persuade you my ideas are not mere ideal ? Ah - ' Persuasion' - I like a good story. It is not the quality of your ideas I need to be persuaded of, if I need persuading... What does your 'mere ideal' mean here anyway ? It is the substance - your ideas of the ideal - eg of a 'true' philoso...
by mhoraine
Sun Oct 10, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402715

Re: Philosophy of Mind

:D Why ? Is it because a true philosopher is like ' Proper Tea '... much nicer than a Very Nearly Tea, which is one you forget about afterwards. ~A.A. Milne Would you describe yourself as a mature and true philosopher, and what makes you think so ? Is the best philosopher, the one drunk first thing ...
by mhoraine
Sun Oct 10, 2010 4:26 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402715

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Dreamers have a habit of rejoicing before they have discovered any means of effecting their dreams, their wishes -they would rather not tire themselves thinking about the labor they assume already they been granted. They delight in what they mean to do when their dream has comes true wander in the ...
by mhoraine
Sun Oct 10, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: A Cyber-University
Replies: 38
Views: 9186

Re: A Cyber-University

Drawing a few threads together - eg recent PN'ers thoughts on Nietzsche...the way to study/learn philosophy....the rewards - I googled ' Nietzsche in tune' just for fun and found : http://iph.fsu.edu/interculture/pdfs/mccoppin%20nietzsche%20existentialism.pdf I've only had a quick skim over, there's...
by mhoraine
Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402715

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Those impelled to learn and never satisfied are justly called philosopher. or gluttons for punishment :D Strangely enough when I looked up 'Impulsion' - it took me to a wiki article on horse racing ! ' Impulsion in a horse is a releasing of energy stored by engagement...good riding is needed to cre...
by mhoraine
Sat Oct 09, 2010 4:23 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402715

Re: Philosophy of Mind

To bring my art into actuality is not a chance accident is through study and understanding, not dragging my feet which is something inherent in all of us. Why do you think that feet-dragging, dilly-dallying, shilly-shallying procrastination is ' inherent' in all of us ? Is delay some kind of natura...
by mhoraine
Sat Oct 09, 2010 1:18 am
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Music
Replies: 3580
Views: 513603

Re: Music

by mhoraine
Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Music
Replies: 3580
Views: 513603

Re: Music

With less on my mind… Hear a quick 2.38 mins of ‘ Prisons’ by Eddie Reader, coming in at no 5 : http://www.eddireader.co.uk/discs/peacetime.html lyrics by John Douglas Decisions grow into visions End up in prisons Little decisions. I've gotta find me a preacher man I've gotta make decisions Maybe he...
by mhoraine
Fri Oct 08, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: A Cyber-University
Replies: 38
Views: 9186

Re: A Cyber-University

From the above 'song' :

'...if the stance you take starts playing different tunes...'

I think that this is what I like about PhilosophyNow.
My head fairly swivels to the symphonies of provocative devilishnessness :twisted:

Which aria now ? Whose voice ?