The Man on the Clapham Omnibus The ‘Man on the Clapham Omnibus’ is an hypothetical reasonable, ordinary person used in English law courts as a standard to judge the actions of real people in given situations — particularly to determine… Read More ›
The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato. –A.N. Whitehead– Alfred North Whitehead, Process and Reality, Gifford Lectures 1927-28, New York: The Free Press, 1973. Internet Archive, accessed… Read More ›
So … what did you do? I broke the Law of the Excluded Middle.
Categories: 1) Someone-Said-Something-Wrong-on-the-Internet Typathon (Individual and Team events) Individuals are logged onto a Facebook account with a continuous feed of posts, each followed by a comment thread. Athletes must respond to as many posts and corresponding comments as possible over… Read More ›
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I imagine structions are rated on a danger-scale from A through D. An A is precautionary for ‘in the unlikely event’, but be aware something can go wrong. A B denotes a strong likelihood of minor injury or inconvenience. C,… Read More ›
Creative thinkers are often detached from social constraints. Some people detached from social constraints are psychopaths. And so, is the video-gamer in your basement on the verge of a scientific breakthrough or his next kill?