### All the ideas for Michael Burke, Gordon Graham and Antisthenes (Ath)

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###### 2. Reason / B. Laws of Thought / 3. Non-Contradiction
 12268 Contradiction is impossible [Antisthenes (I), by Aristotle]
###### 2. Reason / D. Definition / 13. Against Definition
 602 Some fools think you cannot define anything, but only say what it is like [Antisthenes (I), by Aristotle]
###### 9. Objects / A. Existence of Objects / 5. Individuation / e. Individuation by kind
 16235 Persistence conditions cannot contradict, so there must be a 'dominant sortal' [Burke,M, by Hawley]
 14753 The 'dominant' of two coinciding sortals is the one that entails the widest range of properties [Burke,M, by Sider]
###### 9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 1. Unifying an Object / b. Unifying aggregates
 16072 'The rock' either refers to an object, or to a collection of parts, or to some stuff [Burke,M, by Wasserman]
###### 9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 3. Unity Problems / b. Cat and its tail
 14751 Tib goes out of existence when the tail is lost, because Tib was never the 'cat' [Burke,M, by Sider]
###### 9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 3. Unity Problems / c. Statue and clay
 16071 Sculpting a lump of clay destroys one object, and replaces it with another one [Burke,M, by Wasserman]
 16234 Burke says when two object coincide, one of them is destroyed in the process [Burke,M, by Hawley]
 13278 Maybe the clay becomes a different lump when it becomes a statue [Burke,M, by Koslicki]
###### 9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 3. Unity Problems / d. Coincident objects
 14750 Two entities can coincide as one, but only one of them (the dominant sortal) fixes persistence conditions [Burke,M, by Sider]
###### 13. Knowledge Criteria / E. Relativism / 3. Subjectivism
 6685 'Subjectivism' is an extension of relativism from the social group to the individual [Graham]
###### 22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 1. Goodness / g. Consequentialism
 6698 Negative consequences are very hard (and possibly impossible) to assess [Graham]
###### 22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 1. Goodness / i. Moral luck
 6700 We can't criticise people because of unforeseeable consequences [Graham]
###### 22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 3. Pleasure / f. Dangers of pleasure
 1664 I would rather go mad than experience pleasure [Antisthenes (I)]
###### 22. Metaethics / C. Ethics Foundations / 1. Nature of Ethics / g. Moral responsibility
 6699 The chain of consequences may not be the same as the chain of responsibility [Graham]
###### 23. Ethics / A. Egoism / 1. Ethical Egoism
 6704 Egoism submits to desires, but cannot help form them [Graham]
###### 23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 2. Elements of Virtue Theory / d. Teaching virtue
 21385 Antisthenes said virtue is teachable and permanent, is life's goal, and is like universal wealth [Antisthenes (I), by Long]
###### 23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 2. Elements of Virtue Theory / h. Right feelings
 6701 Rescue operations need spontaneous benevolence, not careful thought [Graham]
###### 23. Ethics / D. Deontological Ethics / 4. Categorical Imperative
 6693 'What if everybody did that?' rather misses the point as an objection to cheating [Graham]
###### 23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 1. Existentialism
 6691 It is more plausible to say people can choose between values, than that they can create them [Graham]
###### 23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 2. Nihilism
 6688 Life is only absurd if you expected an explanation and none turns up [Graham]
###### 23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 5. Existence-Essence
 6705 Existentialism may transcend our nature, unlike eudaimonism [Graham]
###### 23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 6. Authentic Self
 6690 A standard problem for existentialism is the 'sincere Nazi' [Graham]
###### 23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 7. Existential Action
 6689 The key to existentialism: the way you make choices is more important than what you choose [Graham]
###### 28. God / C. Attitudes to God / 2. Pantheism
 2631 Antisthenes says there is only one god, which is nature [Antisthenes (I), by Cicero]
###### 29. Religion / D. Religious Issues / 1. Religious Commitment / a. Religious Belief
 6706 The great religions are much more concerned with the religious life than with ethics [Graham]
###### 29. Religion / D. Religious Issues / 2. Immortality / a. Immortality
 6709 Western religion saves us from death; Eastern religion saves us from immortality [Graham]