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An Alternative to “Simultaneous” in the Logic of Priority and Posteriority

I am engaged in some thinking, surely elementary, about logical (or ontological) priority and posteriority and their analogy with temporal priority and posteriority. More specifically, I am thinking that, just as there is the one word, “simultaneous,” meaning “at the … Continue reading

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Some Logical Reflections Related to a Supposed Alawi Doctrine

0. In his August 19, 2015, article, “Iran’s Support for Syria Pragmatic, not Religious (or, Who are the Alawites?),” posted on Juan Cole’s essential blog, Informed Comment, Ari Heistein draws our attention to the challenge outsiders face in understanding the … Continue reading

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