[lit-ideas] Re: The end of conversation

  • From: John McCreery <john.mccreery@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:37:39 +0900

I will second that.

John

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> On 2015/02/27, at 22:31, Phil Enns <phil.enns@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> I am going meta. Apologies to all.
> 
> Mr. Palma wrote:
> 
> "Nobody who has an iq above 9 believes [this] junk, rorty?"
> 
> I object to how posts like the above put an end to conversations, some
> of which I find interesting. There is nothing wrong with objecting,
> but there is something uncivil about bringing conversations to a
> premature end. A thoroughly Rortyian observation, but there you have
> it.
> 
> I find Kant, Heidegger and Rorty all very thought-provoking. I don't
> mind the insults. But if a sustained conversation is impossible
> because of them, then the good of this list is unclear for me.
> 
> <End of meta>
> 
> Phil Enns
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