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grad student in philosophy, Oxford (CCC; ex @UnivOxford); history, social thought. @AustralianLabor member

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@SalisburyJohnof arrest that man unless he can prove it isn't an assertiona lot of pretty photos from southern England on twitter today, thanks to the mist. had I my phone with me at the ti… https://t.co/lnIzZn0j6K @NMRatnam @john_ritzema @astarwormwood despite being a KCSG, Murdoch isn't in fact Catholic @john_ritzema @NMRatnam @astarwormwood I was worried for a moment you meant Rupert Murdoch @ArmandDAngour Tweets best short. @GrayConnolly What's going on is perhaps not so much not knowing what legitimacy means, as using legitimacy like a… https://t.co/lJc43ziXXB @JBFalke @Hubei_Peasant So, at an instant t, feeling in love isn't a necessary condition for being in love. @JBFalke @Hubei_Peasant No, I'm saying one doesn't stop being in love while sleeping, but one does stop feeling in love while sleeping. @Hubei_Peasant But can one, in an extended period, be in love without ever feeling in love? Can one have the dispos… https://t.co/zBRI15sx0w @Hubei_Peasant I presume one can be in love at a moment while not in that moment feeling in love. (Surely one doesn… https://t.co/wUDZGYBBLN @JBFalke @DrMichaelBonner @GrayConnolly Francophone Australia and Canada, the dream reallya friend who knows me well recommends that I watch /How I met your mother/. 'the main character is a bit of a hopel… https://t.co/g2dwxc4WZsOnly Connect (which I have never watched) has such a great title.
11/27
2020
I once heard that Sidney Hook’s first and possibly only words to Peter Unger were “don’t you own a tie?”
Retweeted by Eric Shengpersuade the parties not to duel, to no avail. Defferre took a fencing class, & the next morning wounded Ribière tw… https://t.co/92Sztj0YzQThe last duel in France occurred in 1967. Gaston Defferre, mayor of Marseille & leader of the Socialists in the Nat… https://t.co/B3de5ElS5rPangalos reminds me somewhat of Georges Frêche the socialist mayor of Montpellier. Southern European politicians ar… https://t.co/rjHHiERvfI @NHaliloglu virtualA.K.A. Things Eliminated by Ayer & Mates https://t.co/XE8VzQomex @ANNVYSHINSKY reality turned out better than expectedSir Hugh read Lit Hum at @HertfordCollege in the 1930s. A portrait of Sir Hugh now hangs in All Souls, of which he… https://t.co/mugG2l1RHbThe sayer of the saying was Sir Hugh Springer, Governor-General of Barbados, Registrar of the University College of… https://t.co/9XXZZ6JYeFOne of my favourite sayings. Hypocrisy is an easy target in politics, since one can hoist one's opponents with thei… https://t.co/fdaoX2o7tmbut what colour is Lundy island? Orange with the rest of Devon? Seems a bit unreasonable. Is there much Covid on Lundy?Let's move Oxford to the isle of Wight. https://t.co/hev6YbEAPQ @pseudoetymology Fresher's phenomenon only. By later years one will read less scholarship, actually write short-len… https://t.co/vyMJjTGrBt @TheDuckySocks @yuanyi_z 60% non-explosion rate when deep-frying 2 turkeys in a row, but up to 90% if deep-frying 1 and then a half @lobstereo @SalisburyJohnof @PaulHartyanszky sounds like @AgnesCallard's book! https://t.co/TZibOxafOa @PaulHartyanszky @SalisburyJohnof @lobstereo I look forward to hearing the Faerie Queene in a Timothy Williamson voicecuriously, the map is attributed to Henrique Galvão, propagandist for Salazar in the 30s who in 1961 would lead the… https://t.co/hp7H5p96rR @WottonLang very Benthamite-Millian-Sidgwickian of youIn 'Scorekeeping...' and 'Elusive...', Lewis notes that it's easy to raise the epistemic standard in a conversation… https://t.co/Eskc7KQxbx
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11/26
2020
Pure anglo-saxon is intolerable – too earnest and Teutonic, too ruddy and loutish. The golden mean would be a Canad… https://t.co/mvh78MCZKEI'm England-phile, not English-people-phile @WottonLang incidentally, this claim is true even on a low standard of 'knowing anything about' https://t.co/CDPXcXsDoX @WottonLang perhaps with the help of psychedelics (not that I know anything about psychedelics) @WottonLang The suggested is experience is re-imagining oneself with the emotions of former love, not merely remembering old loves @WottonLang An externalist of a kind might insist experiencing the emotions of love isn't feeling in love unless ce… https://t.co/pa3BatVyws @WottonLang The impossible neurosurgeon isn't essential. One might, recollecting a past episode of love, re-experie… https://t.co/xiO818YYJy @WottonLang Suppose a neurosurgeon implants the warm feelings associated with love in my brain & thus I believe I'm… https://t.co/TV2DswM1TN @WottonLang I'm inclined to say 'yes' – but only in certain far-fetched cases, not for the reasons I think most people would say 'yes'. @SalisburyJohnof in any case, being on bird site is almost automatically disqualifying @dmk1793 The FDP is also the successor party of the NDPD, the satellite party in the DDR set up to organize former NDSAP supporters. @PaulHartyanszky @SalisburyJohnof (also because some restaurants only put menus on Instagram) @PaulHartyanszky @SalisburyJohnof best suggestion so far, I'm considering itIs it time for me to read /Middlemarch/? Or /Hong lou meng/ (I got to chapter 6 perhaps six or seven years ago)? @SalisburyJohnof I have metaphysical objections to getting churchyproblem with church: I'm not churchy prob w/ fb: not for meeting new people prob w/ LinkedIn: possibly the least ba… https://t.co/bgP9KNoj8jReplies have thus far suggested bird site, LinkedIn, fb, and church. These are all terrible suggestions! https://t.co/TuHNWuxBXOThere should be a dating app for people who refuse to be on dating apps.https://t.co/ktnXXwAPUICan one feel in love without being in love?
Retweeted by Eric ShengMy undergraduate tutor at Univ for a paper on Tocqueville, Oliver Zimmer, was also a PhD student of Anthony Smith. https://t.co/SlAMhzpHUdLess negatively, Batlle and more recently Mujica of Uruguay, Flores the founding president of Ecuador, and Ramos-Ho… https://t.co/4MPVYAfIQ6 @northumbriana Very common in Hispanoamerica. Literally dozens of president Josés. Balmaceda, who caused the Chilea… https://t.co/aQkdeXlzTD机关算尽太聪明,反误了卿卿性命 https://t.co/sYS68K7Y3fAt the start, I introduced a high epistemic standard whereby my statement that I knew nothing about X counted as tr… https://t.co/txMHUrbHjoOften enough, I say to someone that I know nothing about some topic X. As the conversation goes on, concerning X, m… https://t.co/4BjaPMMX7eIn 'Scorekeeping...' and 'Elusive...', Lewis notes that it's easy to raise the epistemic standard in a conversation… https://t.co/Eskc7KQxbxForeign aid sounds more Gladstonian than Beaconsfieldian. 'One Nation' seems to be used now just as a synonym for '… https://t.co/VhALgU40BmIf there’s a landslide for one or the other answer, I might write a contrarian paper defending the alternative.Does it make sense to say ‘I feel in love but I’m not in love’, as, according to many philosophers, it doesn’t to s… https://t.co/b76dINOJmPCan one feel in love without being in love? @SophieGraceCha1 @LauraNelson1954 @JTasioulas Williams isn't low-cost to me! @PaulHartyanszky @DuncanWeldon I'm in favour of Philosophy Pruning & Elimination
11/25
2020
@yuanyi_z Whereas you're really a member of the Laurentian elites. @MatthewEGoldman @JacobRubashkin @gtconway3d Or it reflects well on Princeton @phl43 There's deontology for youI guess securitization is good now? https://t.co/4cRssB23Yxbut how does one say 'Australian Labor Party' in Latin? factio operaria Australiensis?maybe I should write my Twitter bio affiliations in Latin (sub-facultas philosophiae, collegium corporis Christi in… https://t.co/xYzLkmKVfBfor the record, I have severe doubts about the French government's recent relevant policies https://t.co/04q0PwgU42We geddit, you're very good at reading Twitter bios. https://t.co/yv7bXMqdgIPerhaps, en tant que white person, Ms Moore should let PoCs like @yuanyi_z speak instead of trying to silence them… https://t.co/AUgCNCCj05SOMETHING WILL HATCH ON DECEMBER 15 – BUT WHAT? If you can guess the answer – or if you retweet this – you have a… https://t.co/PP9tbVzdND
Retweeted by Eric Sheng @EduardHabsburg @PaulHartyanszky A new book? @william_whyte @Amanda_Vickery @redhistorian I recall saying to @Michael85994220 that it stands to reason that prie… https://t.co/CDord5ddNo @william_whyte @Amanda_Vickery @redhistorian I thought you were one of the most effective lecturers at Oxf - but pe… https://t.co/2LZ4SIAeyy @SimonPulleyn @liamsims @DrFrancisYoung @theUL Still going on! (Or did before Covid.) with the Rector of Lincoln He… https://t.co/zGM8YJwl8NA haiku by Count Van Rompuy: 'In a nearby ditch toads mating passionately Inaugurate spring.' https://t.co/NZWpmKzp5S
11/24
2020
(a) those aren't 'dummy variables' (those are constants; a dummy variable is a variable that takes either 0 or 1 as… https://t.co/lGzKfeSntg @canadianincam This is why I think Labor is more concerned than it should be about the Greens.the post has now mysteriously been deleted https://t.co/CxyT8FDXzYSir Anthony Eden 'liked' the Middle EastWhy not a SoS who 'likes' Asia, or Africa, or South America?I see that Lord Adonis counts 'liking Europe' as a criterion for being 'good and sensible'. https://t.co/u6g2d2d4V4the Pangalos-Pangloss jokes are getting tired. anyway this man, Theodoros Pangalos former PASOK foreign minister of… https://t.co/Z4CtiZFPnDBrexit means Brexit https://t.co/Rvjg99HXQLAll PhD funding packages should be conditional on maintaining personal hygiene for 5 years https://t.co/zan4IbXIed @lastpositivist @morallawwithin Political philosophy but not ethics, I'd say. There are still a lot of utilitarians… https://t.co/LSYXfFQj7S @dom_potwor He's a diplobrat who went to school in Paris for 8 years.No doubt Blinken has little sympathy for Brexit, but what have speaking fluent French and being brought up partly i… https://t.co/HcpHY5D9hIThe QC proposes the greatest calendrical reform in the UK since 1752, throwing the liturgical year into disarray. Et toi? @johnmcternan Michael Easson told me that Neville Wran used to say: 'I'll tell you one thing about the working clas… https://t.co/A7joHi1CqdA great note in Classical Quarterly on Yeats's favourite anecdote about Aeneas and an Irish sailor https://t.co/nuWwjL2exx @yuanyi_z We’ll see if a screenshot of this ends up on Subtle Asian Traits on FacebookBilahari Kausikan approves of Biden picking Blinken for Secretary of State https://t.co/4Rq6o1WyW0Very on-brand that there’s a Christ Church porter named Aeneas. @JTasioulas Deontology
11/23
2020
@yuanyi_z @MorrisseyHelena Why not both? https://t.co/qKfdGVudre
11/22
2020

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