Posts by honxqp

Argument mapping

Argument mapping

An ‘argument map’ made using a method developed over the past few weeks, producing a variant of established procedures for...

7 questions relating to the existence of possible worlds

7 questions relating to the existence of possible worlds

1. To make a case that possible worlds exist, in what ways can they be accounted for. 2. Is the...

Why fiction can’t be the imaginary

Why fiction can’t be the imaginary

If fiction is defined as what is ‘imaginary’ problems arise because the move renders the phenomenon dependent on authorial intent....

Why Abstract Propositions are of Utility, by way of Jabberwocky.

Why Abstract Propositions are of Utility, by way of Jabberwocky.

To illustrate the utility of abstract propositions, consider that Jabberwocky, in talking of ‘slithy toves’, references two fictional worlds, fw,...

Poll reporting and Margin of Error.

Poll reporting and Margin of Error.

For good or ill – well, ill – polling has become a cornerstone of the Australian political process. This is...

Defining Propaganda: criteria and examples

Defining Propaganda: criteria and examples

The term ‘propaganda’ has negative connotations in modern communications, meaning that it sometimes seems to equate to ‘bad’ or ‘unethical’...

The Posthuman (a lecture)

The Posthuman (a lecture)

 ‘In their ten-thousand, three hundred and ninth year of marriage, Leila and Jasim began contemplating death. They had known love,...

That all texts are the same text (if of similar length)

That all texts are the same text (if of similar length)

Philosophers muse on the ideal pre-emptive reading for an attempt to climb through clouds to the summits of Hegelian abstraction....

Twitter talk on the 2019 Australian election campaign, weeks 5-6

Twitter talk on the 2019 Australian election campaign, weeks 5-6

Thursday May 9th Thursday May 16th

Twitter talk on the 2019 Australian election campaign, weeks 3-4

Twitter talk on the 2019 Australian election campaign, weeks 3-4

This post is a continuation of the documenting of twitter talk about an election campaign begun here. Thursday April 25th...