Principia

18 Feb 19
Principia Memetica

By Bryce Laliberte Part 1 Introduction Part 2 The First and Second Laws of Infodynamics Part 3 Informational Self-Organization and What is an individual? Part 4 The Origin of Language and Linguistic Meaning Part 5 Semantic Anabolism and Positive Feedback Loops Part 6 Cognitive Construction of Meaning Part 7 Is Meaning a Cause? Part 8 […]

18 Feb 19

Code of silence

Russell’s preference for descriptions is well known. So much so that there is even a theory of descriptions named after him. This has to do with the philosophy he builds on this fundament. Socrates himself is a constituent of a description if it comes to that; Russell would rather Socrates is an incomplete symbol in […]

18 Feb 19

    Apresentamos os resumos, com a autorização de seus autores, que foram aceitos para a nossa Conferência: We present the abstracts, with authorization of their authors, that were accepted for our conference:       Allauren Forbes University of Pensylvania   Mary Wollstonecraft’s Political Conception of Marriage: Friendship, Autonomy, and Property   Sometimes known […]

18 Feb 19
The View From Selby

You see, Pretty Frances, it all began with Democritus (circa 450BC) and his teacher Leucippus, who had the temerity to suggest that all matter is composed of “atoms” – minute, invisible particles from which all substance is composed. The particles were imagined to be of the nature of hard spheres of different properties which gave rise […]

18 Feb 19

Code of silence

” I understand”,dear Parmenides , Socrates has said, ” that Zeno will win your friendship through this writing ; then he has affirmed the same thesis like yours; he only believes he can convince us he is giving a new philosophy by changing the words. You say in your poems that All is One and […]

18 Feb 19
The Gods are Bastards

< Previous Chapter “Don’t make that face, I’m not saying anything about what any other woman can or should do. Everybody has a perfect right to be angry when some fool is leering.” Ruda pressed a hand to her chest, trying to put on a solemn expression through which a mischievous grin kept cracking. “All […]