The Daily Owl 9-12-2013

"If two persons picture the same thing, each still has his own idea." (Frege)
"If two persons picture the same thing, each still has his own idea." (Frege) [More]

The Daily Owl 8-29-2013

"Whenever we say something, we don’t say exactly what was meant because we inadvertently say more and less than we meant due to the vagueness of language."
"Whenever we say something, we don’t say exactly what was meant because we inadvertently say more and less than we meant due to the vagueness of language." [More]

Logic, What is It Good For?

A student in my introductory logic course expressed some frustration with the course this evening. What do you think of my response?
A student in my introductory logic course expressed some frustration with the course this evening. What do you think of my response? [More]

Workshop Announcement and Call for Papers: CMNA 2011

The 2011 CMNA workshops will be held concurrently with the 25th AAAI Conference in San Francisco, CA,  August 7-11. Description The series of CMNA workshops, since its inception in 2001, has been acting to nurture and provide succor to the ever growing community working in “Argument and Compu... [More]

Greek Philosophy and Postmodernism

I have a friend, a postmodernist, who believes that language constitutes thought. As a corollary, he believes that without language we couldn’t think. He told me recently that he first encountered the idea in a class he took on Plato. If all of Western philosophy indeed are footnotes to Plato, then ... [More]