A potpourri of ^z musings provoked by Martha Nussbaum's book Upheavals of Thought:

On a completely different note, Martha Nussbaum offers a splendid disavowal on page 390 of Upheavals, footnote number 60: "I am unable to do justice to the subtlety of Anna's argument."

Clearly, as a frequently cranky former physicist I am unable to do justice to the subtleties of philosophical thought!

(see also WonderWhy (10 May 2000), EducationCultureAndBlame (1 Jun 2000), IrreducibilityAndPseudoscience (6 Jul 2000), PhysicsEnvy (11 Apr 2001), UniversalFlourishing (25 Dec 2001), UniversalDisclaimer (7 May 2002), UpheavalsOfThought (29 Jun 2002), ...)

TopicPhilosophy - TopicLiterature - TopicThinking - Datetag20021213

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