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Re: [philosophy-240] Do you want a copy of this write-up?

From: user 9.
Sent on: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 2:08 PM
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From: "Rick" <[address removed]>
Sent: Tuesday, September 22,[masked]:43 AM
Subject: Re: [philosophy-240] Do you want a copy of this write-up?

> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 12:06:19PM -0400, Benito Franqui wrote:
>> Hello, Bill.
>> Yes, I'm interested in your critique of Peikoff's work. I was lent a
>> copy of his book by a young "objectivist". I started reading it, but
>> found so many instances of flawed thinking that I didn't finish the
>> book. I'd like to see if you found the same flaws which I did.
> Peikoff has published *two* books so your claim that someone lent you
> "his [Peikoff's] book" is obviously incorrect.
He lent me the one book that he had -- Peikoff's second book, Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand .

>> And yes -- I think we should be extremely careful about copyright
>> infringement. Peikoff sounds to me like the sort of person who would
>> not ignore any chances of making money by means of lawsuits.
> Care to substantiate your assertion?

> "Philosophy studies the *fundamental* nature of existence, of man, and
> of man's relationship to existence. As against the special sciences,
> which deal only with particular aspects, philosophy deals with those
> aspects of the universe which pertain to everything that exists."
>    -- Ayn Rand "Philosophy: Who Needs It?"
>    Rick Pasotto   
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