Re: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

Tim Rhodes (
Fri, 19 Sep 1997 15:45:17 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 19 Sep 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> Logic isn't dependent on physical conditions. It holds for this and
> all possible universes (in fact, that is what defines a possible universe). logic, that is.

> >Just because water boils at 33 degrees in a vacuum doesn't mean it will in
> >my kitchen. All such arguments on the list so far have this fatal
> >flaw--they assume just because something is possible it will be prevalent.
> >An un-glamorous error at best.
> Either that or we're not talking about the same thing.

As is so often the case, I think that is the root of the problem.

-Prof. Tim