From: phyllis bergiel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 01 2003 - 22:35:35 BST
As for philosophologists like Will Durant, Mortimer Adler, Reuben Abel and
others, they're not all bad. In fact, some do us a real
> favor by saving us time and trouble in trying to decipher what the old
> boys meant. Of course, not all philosophologists are good either.
I stand corrected and agree with you on that. As for "bad"
philosophologists I had in mind those that seem to write only to develop an
exclusive jargon, or to fulfill tenure requirements for publication.
> > Third, (I did mention Pirsig) I would contend that the dynamic is the
> > (metaphorical) realm where absolute morals reside, before they are
> > assimilated into static social patterns or argued over by intellectual
> > ones.
> Nice idea. That's an "absolute" I hadn't thought of before. But now that
> you mention it, it makes a lot of sense. IMO this is the sort of
> "expansion" of the MoQ that Pirsig encourages.
Speaking of jargon, would you please de-acronym IMO?
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