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Parmenides 1 8th January 2008

I read Raymond Tallis’s profile of Parmenides (January) on the Northern line. As I puzzled over the non-existence of “what-is-not,” and how this means nothing can come into being, an announcement informed me that “this train will not be stopping at the next station.” In the event, we did stop at the next station and I was able to alight. It’s good to know Transport for London employs at least one philosopher. Phil Vernon Tunbridge Wells

Parmenides 2 16th January 2008

Raymond Tallis heaps praise on Parmenides’s view of an essentially static…

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