Friday, May 06, 2005

Private Property

I have to say, I quite like the idea of private properties--by which I
mean, unique qualitative essences which are sometimes called
haeceities. Most metaphysicians tend to be down on them for some
reason--that is they might accept that there are primitive thisnesses,
but not accept that they get their thisness by being unique qualitative
essences. For me though, the only way one gets a thisness is by having
a unique qualitative essence, i.e. to instantiate some universal
property, which, as it happens nothing but you can instantiate. I call
mine "Fred". Since it's not an essential aspect of Fred that it be
instantiated only in me, but merely a contingent fact, this leads me to
hypothesis about my favorite possible worlds: one where all of space
and time is filled with nothing but Fred-instantiations. No, just
kidding, I'm not really such an ego-maniac. My favorite possible world
actually is more along the lines of Herman Hesse's glass bead game, but
with less eastern nonsense.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Nat,

Could you just confirm for me whether this blog is a parody or not? I've been wondering for a while. I realize this question will sound very rude if the blog is earnest, and very stupid if it is not...


12:41 PM  
Blogger Naxos "Nat" Simeon said...

Hi Anonymous,

It's not rude to ask whether this a parody or not, even though it's not. The truth is I'm trying to take ideas and thoughts to their natural limits, and sometimes things might seem like it's a parody in these cases. And I do have a sense of humor--I mean I watch The Simpsons and used to like SNL, so I can see how for instance, this blog entry might seem a bit funny, and indeed that's not entirely unintentional. But, I'm trying seriously, if lightheartedly to express my thoughts about this strange and wonderful field of philosophy.



1:21 PM  
Blogger KK said...

Your sense of humor definitely comes through! :)
(Did you really name your private property Fred? hahaha...)

9:24 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great information on your site folks. I also am working on a bead project site. I'll bookmark yours if you bookmark mine. You can find it at bead project.
Again, nice site folks...I'll be baak...:)

5:07 PM  
Blogger Askinstoo said...

Nice Blog!!!   I thought I'd tell you about a site that will let give you places where
you can make extra cash! I made over $800 last month. Not bad for not doing much. Just put in your
zip code and up will pop up a list of places that are available. I live in a small area and found quite

9:17 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

washington car insurance
car insurance group
free online car insurance quote
low cost car insurance
fresno car insurance
car insurance policy
progressive car insurance
best car insurance company
online car insurance rate
usaa car insurance
discount car insurance
budget car insurance
car insurance
car insurance houston
allstate car insurance
car insurance quote uk
buy car insurance
allstate car insurance
car insurance san diego
car insurance in new jersey
car insurance uk
car insurance coverage
infinity car insurance
aaa car insurance
free online car insurance quote
in car insurance
online auto insurance quote
car insurance price
online car insurance
buy car insurance

Random Keyword: :)
fresno car insurance

9:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

2009 years is awesome poker card and no need deposit bonus from trust poker portal. Starting money capital for new poker sharks.
Get All possible poker bonus $50 without deposit & rake free poker bankrolls.
More smart free dollar sign up bonus online poker are worm and cold, give's all new players.
First site with normal bonuses is that no deposit bonuses cash prizes glory worry.
poker cash no deposit $220 BetMost token - $250 guaranteed prize fund for you and me.
We had free money for start play and this is not over free chips at green tables or texas rooms. That mean that cd poker platform is most in progress.
More country like Belgium Togo and Dominicana want free instant poker bankrolls and that is no suspect.
Enjoy free poker profesionall cd poker instant bonus free 50 dollars with password to made hudge victory.
Mike have No deposit POKER signup bonuses only for two person, Free poker money no quiz is soft decide.
Omaha rule and beer with this cards be fine and daily freerolls with buy-in 45$ for rackback no deposit tour.
Scarry poker movie deposit no needed poker try it ist's $50 bankrolls, great omaha news.
Poker Party, Vulcan, Pkr, Mansion, bez depozytu, William Hill, za darmo, Full Tilt, 50 dolarów, PokerStars,darmowe bonusy.
Online poker - bonus - titan - poker texas holdem - free - omaha - freeroll - party - pkr - online game.
Graj zawsze za darmowe party bonusy pokerowe o wartosci 25 dolarów.
bez depozytu 50 dollarów
Tak jakby to są fakty poker bez depozytu bonus ale inaczej mówią titan poker.
Chyba że lubisz pokera w niecodziennej innej postaci karcianej, spróbuj więc Mansion poker bonus za darmo we wczorajszej pogawędce.
Czyli kup za darmo bez deponowania kasy. no deposit wszedobylski poker without $50.
Na stronie pierwszej znajdziesz wszyskie mozliwe bonusy titan bez depozytu na 50 dolarów dla najnowszych kart pokerowych.

11:31 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

[url=]hip hop jewelry[/url],[url=]hip hop pendants[/url],hip hop watches,[url=]bling bling[/url] ,hip hop,[url=]hip hop chains[/url],hip hop bling,[url=]iced out chains[/url],[url=]wholesale chains[/url]
hip hop jewelry
wholesale hip hop watches
hip hop rings

1:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi there!
I would like to burn a theme at this forum. There is such a thing, called HYIP, or High Yield Investment Program. It reminds of financial piramyde, but in rare cases one may happen to meet a company that really pays up to 2% daily not on invested money, but from real profits.

For several years , I earn money with the help of these programs.
I don't have problems with money now, but there are heights that must be conquered . I get now up to 2G a day , and I started with funny 500 bucks.
Right now, I managed to catch a guaranteed variant to make a sharp rise . Visit my blog to get additional info. [url=]Online Investment Blog[/url]

10:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love to play in online casinos, almost any of the games are fun your sites has a lot of info. Will visit you again.

2:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

chat and date dating site speed dating in fairfield county
on-line dating terminology [url=]transsexual dating us completely free[/url] local online dating
online dating ks [url=]dating a dentist[/url] online dating for the blind [url=]vitaliy[/url] emma watson dating tom ducker

4:03 AM  

Post a Comment

<< Home