[ExI] Pure Philosophy Dispute: Are Categories Objective?

Jef Allbright jef at jefallbright.net
Fri Jun 22 18:37:48 UTC 2007

On 6/22/07, Russell Wallace <russell.wallace at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/22/07, Jef Allbright <jef at jefallbright.net> wrote:
> > Arguing with you, Lee, has always perplexed me in a way that I've
> > experienced only with you and my ex-wife.  I dealt with her because of
> > our shared interest in the kids,  I find myself dealing with you
> > because of a shared interest in the community and topics of the
> > extropy list.  In both cases, perplexing in the way you break the
> > rules of logical discourse while pleading ignorance or injury.
> >
> > I've received enough offlist support to know that my contribution
> > wasn't entirely in vain.
> Just to balance it onlist a little, then, I will add my own plea of
> ignorance: I am entirely at a loss to see how Lee has been doing anything
> resembling breaking the rules of logical discourse.

Multiple straw-men, circular reasoning, affirming the consequent,
offering exceptions to the exception that invalidates the rule...

I've been (uncomfortably) pointing out several of them.

- Jef

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