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    14 May '06 19:012 edits
    http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/lexicon/#A

    The "ryle" entry always made me laugh, as did "rush rhees" and "kripke".
  2. Donationbbarr
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    14 May '06 21:31
    Originally posted by dottewell
    http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/lexicon/#A

    The "ryle" entry always made me laugh, as did "rush rhees" and "kripke".
    Yeah, we have a real cohen of philosophers here at RHP.

    This made me laugh:

    ludwig, n. A small beetle that looks exactly like an earwig, but is invisible.

    Good thing he's dead, else he may go for the poker!
  3. Joined
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    14 May '06 22:08
    Originally posted by bbarr
    Yeah, we have a real cohen of philosophers here at RHP.

    This made me laugh:

    [b]ludwig
    , n. A small beetle that looks exactly like an earwig, but is invisible.

    Good thing he's dead, else he may go for the poker![/b]
    A much misunderstood incident, by all accounts...
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    15 May '06 00:051 edit
    Originally posted by dottewell
    http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/lexicon/#A

    The "ryle" entry always made me laugh, as did "rush rhees" and "kripke".
    peter song, n. Related to the patter song (e.g., 'Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it.'😉 a popular ditty exhorting one to love all creatures great and small, except those born deformed. Hence peter singer, n. a singer of peter songs.

    a rortiori, adj. For even more obscure and fashionable Continental reasons.

    🙂
  5. The sky
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    15 May '06 00:351 edit
    Originally posted by bbarr
    a real cohen of philosophers
    A collection of philosophers of philosophers?

    Funny site, although I would have to know a lot more about philosophy to understand all of them.
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