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Posted by Not On Your Life on June 3, 2003 21:50:15 UTC

Hi Paul,
"Since some modern objects have characteristics and properties that might have been unimaginable to earlier philosophers, do modern philosophers re-read earlier works with some of these modern examples in mind?"

Right on. They could. It is a rich frontier of the mind, expecially since philosophers are patient investigators of arcane meanings. They could reassess the analogies, metaphors and
all the explanations which formed subunits of philosophical treatises.

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