[lit-ideas] Re: The end of conversation

  • From: Adriano Palma <Palma@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:53:44 +0000

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From: lit-ideas-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:lit-ideas-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of John McCreery
Sent: 27 February 2015 16:38
To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [lit-ideas] Re: The end of conversation

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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