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A Pragmatist Argument against Substance Dualism

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Re: A Pragmatist Argument against Substance Dualism

Post by Mosesquine » October 20th, 2018, 12:57 pm

Consul wrote:
October 20th, 2018, 10:54 am
Mosesquine wrote:
October 20th, 2018, 5:27 am
It is weird that non-necessary conceptual truths beg the question. Of course, all necessary conceptual truths, it seems, do not beg the question, but not all non-necessary conceptual truths beg the question.
All conceptual truths are necessary truths.
(Of course, for instance, we could redefine "bachelor" in such a way that "Bachelors are unmarried" is no longer a necessary truth; but given its actual meaning, it is.)

You are insane. I did not deny that all conceptual truths are necessary truths (at least in the quote you quoted above). You don't need to explain that all conceptual truths are necessary truths, in the manner like because I denied them.
Furthur, your issue about conceptual truths fits in the topics of analyticity-necessity based on "Two Dogmas of Empiricism" which is very important in philosophy, but it does not fit in the *CURRENT* topic of consciousness we are involving. Sometimes they overlap, but it's not now.

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