[lbo-talk] Altruism

Eubulides paraconsistent at comcast.net
Wed Aug 10 16:47:23 PDT 2011

On 8/10/2011 12:27 PM, Shane Mage wrote:
> On Aug 10, 2011, at 2:18 PM, Miles Jackson wrote:

>> It's reassuring to know that you have the meta-sensory apparatus to
>> accurately determine that the "correct concepts" correspond to your
>> "basic sensory perceptions". (You recognize the unavoidable
>> epistemological regress here, yes?)
> I recognize no such thing, since it's not a metaphysical "logical"
> matter but a dialectical one. No "meta-sensory apparatus" needed. As
> Marx put it: "The question whether objective truth can be attributed to
> human thinking is not a question of theory but is a practical question.
> Man must prove the truth, i.e., the reality and power, the
> this-sidedness of his thinking, in practice."


No brain needed for concepts; just some rhetoric trying to resemble an appeal to authority.

"Plato isn't even wrong." [Gerald Edelman] (Since we seem to be playing the dueling quotations game)

We'll ignore the fact that you ignore the fact that Hegel rejected the correspondence theory of truth.

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