Combining Philosophers

All the ideas for Peter B. Lewis, Will Sommers and Helen Cartwright

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23 ideas

5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 5. Functions in Logic
F(x) walked into a bar. The barman said.. [Sommers,W]
5. Theory of Logic / F. Referring in Logic / 1. Naming / d. Singular terms
A 'singulariser' converts a plural like 'number of' to a syntactically neutral form [Cartwright,H, by Hossack]
7. Existence / A. Nature of Existence / 3. Being / d. Non-being
Sartre to Waitress: Coffee with no cream, please... [Sommers,W]
7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 3. Anti-realism
Said Plato: 'The things that we feel... [Sommers,W]
11. Knowledge Aims / B. Certain Knowledge / 5. Cogito Critique
There was a young student called Fred... [Sommers,W]
Barman to Descartes: Would you like another drink?... [Sommers,W]
11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 2. Phenomenalism
A philosopher and his wife are out for a drive... [Sommers,W]
11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 3. Idealism / c. Empirical idealism
..But if he's a student of Berkeley... [Sommers,W]
There once was a man who said: 'God... [Sommers,W]
Dear Sir, Your astonishment's odd.... [Sommers,W]
The philosopher Berkeley once said.. [Sommers,W]
11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 3. Idealism / d. Absolute idealism
Fichte, Schelling and Hegel rejected transcendental idealism [Lewis,PB]
Fichte, Hegel and Schelling developed versions of Absolute Idealism [Lewis,PB]
12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 1. Perception
"My dog's got synaesthesia." How does he smell? ..... [Sommers,W]
13. Knowledge Criteria / D. Scepticism / 1. Scepticism
A toper who spies in the distance... [Sommers,W]
16. Persons / F. Free Will / 6. Determinism / a. Determinism
There once was a man who said 'Damn!... [Sommers,W]
17. Mind and Body / B. Behaviourism / 4. Behaviourism Critique
How do behaviourists greet each other? [Sommers,W]
25. Society / B. The State / 5. Leaders / d. Elites
'If you're aristocratic,' said Nietzsche... [Sommers,W]
25. Society / D. Political Doctrines / 3. Anarchism
Why do anarchists drink herbal tea? [Sommers,W]
26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 9. General Causation / a. Constant conjunction
Cries the maid: 'You must marry me Hume!'... [Sommers,W]
Causation - we all thought we knew it/ Till Hume came along and saw through it/. [Sommers,W]
27. Natural Reality / C. Space-Time / 2. Time / a. Time
The barman called 'Time!', and Augustine said..... [Sommers,W]
The past, present and future walked into a bar.... [Sommers,W]