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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Times Literary Supplement

Filed under: General — m759 @ 1:57 PM

See also mentions of Justin E. H. Smith in this  journal, including . . .

Monday, June 4, 2012

Rigor and Respect

Filed under: General — m759 @ 7:00 PM

“… Western academic philosophy will likely come to appear
utterly parochial in the coming years if it does not find a way
to approach non-Western traditions that is much more rigorous
and respectful than the tokenism that reigns at present.”

Justin E. H. Smith in the New York Times  philosophy
column “The Stone” yesterday

For example—

Selected Bibliography on Ancient Chinese Logic

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Witch Luck *

Filed under: General — m759 @ 7:35 PM

*  And Omensetter's  * . . .

Quoted here on Dec. 14, 2017

— Justin E. H. Smith

* 

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Mind

Filed under: General — m759 @ 8:00 PM
 

Justin E. H. Smith


Detail from a Log24 post of last Sunday

Monday, June 6, 2016

Structure and Sense

Filed under: General,Geometry — Tags: — m759 @ 2:01 PM

"… the war of 70-some years ago
has already become something like the Trojan War
had been for the Homeric bards:
a major event in the mythic past
that gives structure and sense to our present reality."

Justin E. H. Smith, a professor of philosophy at
     the University of Paris 7–Denis Diderot,
     in the New York Times  column "The Stone"
     (print edition published Sunday, June 5, 2016)

In memory of a British playwright who reportedly
died at 90 this morning —

Structure

Sense

A set of 7 partitions of the 2x2x2 cube that is invariant under PSL(2, 7) acting on the 'knight' coordinatization

Monday, June 4, 2012

Rigor and Respect

Filed under: General — m759 @ 7:00 PM

"… Western academic philosophy will likely come to appear
utterly parochial in the coming years if it does not find a way
to approach non-Western traditions that is much more rigorous
and respectful than the tokenism that reigns at present."

Justin E. H. Smith in the New York Times  philosophy
    column "The Stone" yesterday

For example—

Selected Bibliography on Ancient Chinese Logic

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