User talk:Dr Lindsay B Yeates
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Hugh Boyd M'Neile statue
Hi Dr Yeates, I went to St George's Hall before the Liverpool meetup, but there was a wedding being held there, so I couldn't get in to photograph the statue. And by the time we'd left the pub, the hall was closed. So unfortunately I wasn't able to get a picture for you. I'll try again next time I'm in Liverpool, but that might not be for a while - next meetup will be in August, and I don't think I'll be able to attend anyway, so unless anyone else is able to take the picture, it might not be till October. I'll put a note on the August meetup page. Bazonka (talk) 13:06, 22 June 2014 (UTC)
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Your revert of my "typo" fix Fred Swift
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Thank you for fixing the link to your dissertation on thought experiments.
You start the dissertation with a recital of the Blind Men and the Elephant. Have you done a logical analysis of that? You'll have noticed that it is deeply instructive in a number of ways as well as hopelessly flawed. Isn't this true of all empirical thought experiments? ~~ BlueMist (talk) 04:26, 15 June 2016 (UTC)
- I hope that you find the dissertation, and the non-typical perspective from which I examined the entire process of thought experimentation, useful and informative. Yes, I have noticed that the poem it was "deeply instructive" on many levels (and that's why I included it); and, of course, it is deeply flawed. I have not done a logical analysis of the poem. I must state, however, given my studies in oriental cultures, particularly ancient Chinese, I am very well aware that the sorts of notion expressed by the American poet (John Godfrey Saxe) have been around for a very, very long time.Dr Lindsay B Yeates (talk) 06:39, 15 June 2016 (UTC)
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