Monthly Archives: April 2006

Lighten up, Ludwig

Went to the one-day Tractatus workshop here in Cambridge (the last in a series that has mostly taken place in Stirling). I was there in my role as the village sceptic. Julian Dodd and Michael Morris kicked off with a … Continue reading

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I leave it too long …

I leave it too long between visits to the Fitzwilliam. But since the really excellent new café started up, I’ve been going rather more often. Take a book, read over a coffee, then take a break to look at just … Continue reading

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Universities on the cheap

Reading the Guardian isn’t always good for my blood pressure. Today there is an article under the name of Tony Blair, no less, saying how important it is that “we maintain and improve the high reputation of higher education in … Continue reading

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FOM for neurotic logicians

Maybe it is the advancing years, but occasionally there are those moments of panic. I think “Surely it must be the case that P“, guess I can see how to prove it, check out an obvious source or two, google … Continue reading

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Broad’s advice for writers

I’m ploughing on as fast as I can to get my Gödel book finished. I try to keep in mind the good advice that C.D. Broad used to give. Leave your work at the end of the day in the … Continue reading

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Real Estate

I’ve been using my old desktop (well, under-the-desk) G4 Mac less and less recently, so I’ve reorganized things so that I can mainly use its fairly new and very nice LCD monitor with my laptop when I’m at home. Wonderful. … Continue reading

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What is it like to be a blog?

A blog with that title just has to be worth a link! (It’s by a group of University of Connecticut grad students — interesting content, and there are some nice links out into the philosophical corner of the blogosphere.) The … Continue reading

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Abebooks

The Advanced Book Exchange is simply terrific, isn’t it? Search over thirteen thousand second-hand book sellers, and — more often than not, in my experience — you can find what you are looking for, and frequently at a decent price. … Continue reading

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