18 03 2006

I see that at LanguageLog they’ve put up two jokes. One of my students told me a philosophy joke the other day that I figure I might as well share:

Q: How did the philosopher deal with the awkward sexual advances of the student?

A: By denying the existence of the proposition!

Anyone else have any jokes to share?

Also, I’ll be spending most of the coming week in Portland at the Pacific APA meeting, participating both in a panel on blogging, and commenting on a paper by Otávio Bueno on MacBride’s criticism of Resnik’s structuralism. So I probably won’t post until afterwards, but I may have some conference blogging to do when I get back.




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18 03 2006

Q: How many Marxists does it take to change a lightbulb?

A: None. The bulb contains the seeds of its own revolution.

Have fun at the APA!

19 03 2006

There are 10 types of people in the world; those who read binary and those who don’t.

20 03 2006

There are 10 types of people in the world: those you read binary and those who are cool!

20 03 2006

Also, there are 3 types of people in the world, those who can count, and those who can’t.

25 03 2006

-what did the sense datum theorist say to the naive realist?
-“you’ll never believe what I’m seeing”

27 03 2006

at a philosophy talk during Q&A –

speaker: You do know that a double negative makes a positive, don’t you?

questioner: hmm, well does a double positive make a negative?

speaker: of course not!

somebody in the back of the room: yeah, yeah.

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