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The Beginnings of a Neo-Aristotelian Critique of the Aristotelian Philosophy of Mathematics

0. The purpose of the present post is to take a first step in spelling out the “neo-Aristotelian,” as its tagline characterizes it, point of view motivating this blog. First, the “Aristotelian” of the “neo-Aristotelian” remains apt, despite the “neo.” … Continue reading

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Reading Alain Badiou’s Being and Event 5: Pluth on the Subject of Ontology

0. For all too many weeks now I have been kept away from posting by an upwelling of a variety of matters needing attention, some taken on willingly and some, well, not so much. They have not, however, quite kept … Continue reading

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Reading Alain Badiou’s “Being and Event” 2: Badiou and the Thesis That Philosophy Is Not Mathematics

0. In my previous post, “Reading Alain Badiou’s “Being and Event”: An Introduction (Or Perhaps Not),” I began the task of cautiously determining, as best I could, just what the theses constituting the philosophy of Alain Badiou might be, a task … Continue reading

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The Physicalism of David Papineau: A First Impression

1. Following a link provided in an April 9th, 20103, post, “KCL’s David Papineau Interviewed…,” in Leiter Reports: A Philosophical Blog, I found myself reading Richard Marshall’s 3am Magazine interview of David Papineau. This was, I blush to admit, the … Continue reading

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Thomas Nagel’s Several Realisms

1. As I said in my immediately previous post, one of the lines of pursuit of the aims of After Aristotle is that of “engaging myself in the major issues animating the contemporary philosophical conversation.” One such issue is that … Continue reading

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Introduction

The aim of After Aristotle is that of promoting and engaging in serious philosophical discussion from the point of view of a Neo-Aristotelian philosophical perspective. This philosophical perspective is one that, as suggested by the blog title, is in some central theses … Continue reading

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