Ideas from 'talk' by Will Sommers [2019], by Theme Structure

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5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 5. Functions in Logic
F(x) walked into a bar. The barman said..
7. Existence / A. Nature of Existence / 3. Being / d. Non-being
Sartre to Waitress: Coffee with no cream, please...
7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 3. Anti-realism
Said Plato: 'The things that we feel...
11. Knowledge Aims / B. Certain Knowledge / 6. Cogito Critique
There was a young student called Fred...
Barman to Descartes: Would you like another drink?...
11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 3. Idealism
Dear Sir, Your astonishment's odd....
The philosopher Berkeley once said..
There once was a man who said: 'God...
..But if he's a student of Berkeley...
12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 1. Perception
"My dog's got synaesthesia." How does he smell? .....
13. Knowledge Criteria / D. Scepticism / 1. Scepticism
A toper who spies in the distance...
16. Persons / F. Free Will / 2. Free Will Theories / a. Fate
There once was a man who said 'Damn!...
17. Mind and Body / B. Behaviourism / 4. Behaviourism Critique
How do behaviourists greet each other?
25. Society / B. The State / 5. Leaders / d. Elites
'If you're aristocratic,' said Nietzsche...
25. Society / C. Political Doctrines / 3. Anarchism
Why do anarchists drink herbal tea?
26. Natural Theory / B. Concepts of Nature / 4. Time / a. Time
The barman called 'Time!', and Augustine said.....
The past, present and future walked into a bar....
26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 3. General Causation / a. Constant conjunction
Cries the maid: 'You must marry me Hume!'...
Causation - we all thought we knew it/ Till Hume came along and saw through it/.