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The Daily Owl 9-1-2013

DailyOwl_thumb5_thumb_thumb_thumb_th[1]_thumb   The Daily Owl says, “This is the real conclusion of [the Theatetus], namely, that true knowledge of sensible objects is unattainable, and—by implication—that true knowledge must be knowledge of the universal and abiding.” (Frederick Copleston)

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The Daily Owl 8-28-2013

DailyOwl_thumb5_thumb_thumb_thumb_th   The Daily Owl says, “What I want to insist on, ceaselessly, is that one can accept the obvious facts of physics—for example, that the world is made up entirely of physical particles in fields of force—without at the same time denying the obvious facts about our own experiences—for example, that we all are conscious and that our conscious states have quite irreducible phenomenological properties. ” (John Searle)

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The Daily Owl 8-27-2013

DailyOwl_thumb5_thumb_thumb_thumb_th[2]_thumb_thumb_thumb   The Daily Owl says, “There are two games men find irresistible which, though they be the cause of poverty, ulcers, and baldness, primarily involve the highly improbable objective of getting one thing inside of another. The first is golf and the second is marriage.”

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