[OPE-L:5123] RE: ideal vs real value

Michael_A._Lebowitz (mlebowit@sfu.ca)
Mon, 26 May 1997 15:13:10 -0700 (PDT)

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In message Thu, 22 May 1997 10:18:19 -0700 (PDT),
Michael Williams <mwilliam@compuserve.com> writes:

> Michael L. wrote ( in the middle of a long and eloquent post
>> (I think this group would include--- although I'm wary both of
>> misrepresenting a position and also leaving someone out--- Jerry,
>> Michael
> W,
>> Michael P, Duncan, Riccardo and Alejandro R; and they've stated the
>> above much better and more precisely than I have.)
> I am happy to be included in this group, but have not managed to state the
> PIP position anywhere near as clearly and concisely as Michael L. does
> here.
> Michael

Thanks for your generous comment, Michael. I'll accept that I was concise,
but what I really wanted to convey is that my statement of the PIP position
was also quite derivative. Incidentally, I think de Vroey's essay was the
first that I can recall presenting this argument.
in solidarity,
Michael A. Lebowitz
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