Re: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

Tim Rhodes (
Tue, 23 Sep 1997 10:33:31 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 22 Sep 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> Actually I meant "consistent" in the logical sense, as in non-contradictory.
> So, substituting...
> 1. For all observers using the same definitions, any true statement about
> reality will not contradict other true statements about reality.

I agree with this (although I still prefer Reed's on aesthetic grounds). I
think the subjectivist concentrates on the "observers using the same
definitions" aspect, where the objectivist focuses on the "any true
statement will not contradict" part.

So is the ball black or white?

-Prof. Tim