Re: [OPE-L] Overdetermination & Science

From: antonio callari (antonio.callari@FANDM.EDU)
Date: Tue Jan 03 2006 - 12:06:36 EST

Thanks Ian:
I'll try to deal with the other parts of your e-mail when I have a
little more time; but I thought I'd ask about your view on the
usefulness, or not, of the references to quantum mechanics. I don't
understand how/why you think that weakens my argument. Could you give
me the gist of your argument here?
I don't see how you reach that conclusion; You might be right, but I
can't say. I just need to understand your point.

>Antonio, for sake of keeping thing's short, I won't address your
>invocation of quantum mechanics to argue that reality is not
>independent of thought. I think it weakens your argument. The
>invocation of quantum mechanics to buttress irrealist positions is
>unwise post-Sokal.

Antonio Callari
Sigmund M. and Mary B. Hyman Professor of Economics
F&M Local Economy Center
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Lancaster PA 17604-3003
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