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What book are you reading right now?

Postby Sleyor Wellhuxwell » Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:44 am

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I am reading (for the second time): Gaius Julius Caesar, "Works".

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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Berkley Babes » Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:21 pm

A Journey To the End of the Night

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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Sleyor Wellhuxwell » Sun Apr 25, 2021 12:07 am

The best-selling philosophy book of the 20th century.

Do you know which book it is?
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Great Again » Sun Apr 25, 2021 9:24 pm

Sleyor Wellhuxwell wrote:The best-selling philosophy book of the 20th century.

Do you know which book it is?

Yes.
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Sleyor Wellhuxwell » Fri May 21, 2021 8:46 pm

Which book is it?
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby MagsJ » Fri May 21, 2021 8:53 pm

:lol:
The possibility of anything we can imagine existing is endless and infinite.. - MagsJ
I haven't got the time to spend the time reading something that is telling me nothing, as I will never be able to get back that time, and I may need it for something at some point in time.. Huh! - MagsJ
You’re suggestions and I, just simply don’t mix.. like oil on water, or a really bad DJ - MagsJ
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby obsrvr524 » Fri May 21, 2021 11:04 pm

Physics of Psychology - James S Saint » Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:09 pm

You wouldn't think it was a book -- until you try to read it all (more like a textbook).
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    • the light from the dark, and
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    • - until they beg you to take charge.
    • -- but "you" have been observed --
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Mithus » Sat May 22, 2021 12:10 am

obsrvr524 wrote:Physics of Psychology - James S Saint » Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:09 pm

You wouldn't think it was a book -- until you try to read it all (more like a textbook).
:wink:

Not a book, but the whole thread is a part of the book I published. "The Physics of Psychology" was originally proposed by James as the title of a chapter of the book. He wanted to build a bridge from physics to psychology, but didn't know who to discuss these things with here on the forum. However, I was able to persuade him to open the thread and kept my questions to the 33 points of his Affectance-Ontology.
James wrote:
Exchange positive and negative PtA with PHT and mass with the urges and activities
of life and you have "The Physics of Psychology" (not a bad chapter title).
Without the initial lecture on physics, "The Physics of Psychology", would merely stir
contention because psychologists would have no clue why PHT had anything to do with
particle formation and charge migrations .. same with sociology and economics.
..... panta rhei .............................................
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby obsrvr524 » Sat May 22, 2021 7:26 pm

Yes I know - I was just being a little flippant. O:)

I think it is amazing that you wrote and published that book - Affectance Ontology.

One problem I have had with the book is that as James was big into the why's of everything it seems, I am big into the why's of James himself. So as I read his posts, I am trying to detect his incentives for why he is saying what he says. And most of the time he quotes whoever he is talking to but sometimes not - and I often have to go find the thread to see what is going on - is he being sarcastic - is he emphasizing a tiny issue just to help work out some misunderstanding (often done) - is he introducing a new topic or idea to his audience - is it all leading up to a point - is he trying to help someone out - or what?

I still think it is great that you categorized the general topics - that helps a lot. I am just looking for more details, especially anything political, about why he said those things - why he worked out how the universe and all of this stuff works. Sometimes I feel like I am reading the diary of an older brother. And sometimes it feels like I am watching an older brother show me up in front of my chums ( :oops: ).

It is just a hobby to fill my time but I do like to dig deep into the details. :D

- otherwise I have to superficially pretend to go along with discussions with my wife and her girlfriends 8-[ .
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    • the left from the right,
    • the light from the dark, and
    • blame each for the sins of the other
    • - until they beg you to take charge.
    • -- but "you" have been observed --
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Great Again » Mon May 24, 2021 12:36 am

Sleyor Wellhuxwell wrote:Which book is it?

Let me guess.
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Meno_ » Mon May 24, 2021 7:50 pm

Before u can guess, and hi Mithus, let me try to inset my reading curriculum now, as detached and objective criteria to current philosophical investigations( mine):



https://www.uchicagomedicine.org/forefr ... -be-mapped.

Tough reading but not entirely insurmountable, even to the point of Mithus' publication.

and currently preoccupied with making sense from:

Crisping Wright on Frege's conception of numbers as objects.

I almost hear u saying - well, good luck.
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Sleyor Wellhuxwell » Tue May 25, 2021 12:18 am

Great Again wrote:
Sleyor Wellhuxwell wrote:Which book is it?

Let me guess.

And how long will it take you?
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Great Again » Wed May 26, 2021 2:14 am

Sleyor Wellhuxwell wrote:
Great Again wrote:
Sleyor Wellhuxwell wrote:Which book is it?

Let me guess.

And how long will it take you?

Not so long.
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Sleyor Wellhuxwell » Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:00 am

I have already read through the book.
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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Great Again » Tue Jun 08, 2021 1:22 am

Sleyor Wellhuxwell wrote:I have already read through the book.

Which one do you mean?

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Re: What book are you reading right now?

Postby Sleyor Wellhuxwell » Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:01 pm

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