Monthly Archives: March 2006

Edinburgh: Gödel, Raphael, …

In a world of such ready e-communication, where people put work-in-progress online, where there are terrific discussion forums like FOM, not to mention blogs and the like, I do wonder about the value of so many conferences. I’m just back … Continue reading

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A spell broken?

Out last night to hear Dan Dennett lecture, talking about his new book Breaking the Spell. A pretty terrific lecture. But the book is, in a word, disappointing. Which is not to deny that it’s full of intriguing insights and … Continue reading

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To begin … a Gödel talk at CUSPOMMS

To blog or not to blog? I’m in two minds. But why not just dive in and see how it goes? Today was my second outing this academic year to talk to non-philosophers in Cambridge about Gödel, incompleteness and the … Continue reading

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