[lit-ideas] Re: Agnotology

  • From: Donal McEvoy <donalmcevoyuk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 09:38:19 +0100 (BST)

--- On Wed, 20/4/11, Jlsperanza@xxxxxxx <Jlsperanza@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Donal McEvoy wonders about
> symbolism.

He is left wondering by this.

> Excellent point. Of course the reverse (the "II"
> theorem,  
> "ignorance-ignorance" -- vide Geary, "I ignore what I'm
> ignorant of") does NOT  seem to 
> stumble over the indiscernibility of identicals.

JLS seems to know (or to know he knows) that this is the "reverse theorem": but 
the "reverse" of "I know what I know" is surely "I am ignorant of what I am 
ignorant of" and not "I ignore what I'm ignorant of".

I don't know where I'm going
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