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Does Meaning Reside in Facts—or Our Descriptions of Those Facts?

I bet you can guess my vote. I think that our languages never perfectly correspond with the world “as it is” and so we derive our meanings from our eccentric descriptions of “the facts.” Here’s an example. Since the publication … Continue reading

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Ten Good Reasons to Think Gay Marriage Will Survive in California–and Three Reasons to Think It Won’t

Ten pretty good reasons to think that gay marriage will survive in California: Though the anti-gay marriage amendment to the California Constitution will be on the ballot in November, conservatives are divided about it. Economic conservatives and libertarians are generally in … Continue reading

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