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Notes on Plato’s Phaedrus (2/2) Argument Against Rhetoricians and Writing

Notes on Plato’s Phaedrus (2/2) Argument Against Rhetoricians and Writing

Argument Against Rhetoricians In one sense the second part of Plato’s Phaedrus is an exegesis on the first: a discussion...

Notes on Plato’s Phaedrus (1/2): The Argument for Love

Notes on Plato’s Phaedrus (1/2): The Argument for Love

PERSONS OF THE DIALOGUE: Socrates, Phaedrus. SCENE: Under a plane-tree, by the banks of the Ilissus. SOCRATES: Phaedrus, my friend!...

Rules of Argument (1)

Rules of Argument (1)

Structure of argument An argument is constituted of a proposition or conclusion, and premises. The  proposition or conclusion is the...

Slipped Hegemony

Slipped Hegemony

Notes for a Tutorial on Humpty Dumpty

Notes for a Tutorial on Humpty Dumpty

Language as Game of Power … there are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents –‘...

A Cogent Argument on the Republic

A Cogent Argument on the Republic

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A definition for fiction

A definition for fiction

A bare bones definition for fiction: 1. A fiction is a text of a (centred) world that references some other...

Against atheism – third addendum

Against atheism – third addendum

The Argument from Possibility When contemplating the general question as to the existence of a deity, is is usual to...

Against Atheism – first addendum

Against Atheism – first addendum

It is useful to make it clear what this argument against atheism is not  ( this brief piece serves as...

Against Atheism – second addendum

Against Atheism – second addendum

The argument from Reconcilable Concepts The brief argument that follows is an Addendum to the larger argument Against Atheism (a...