Peter M. Sullivan

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Here is an influential inconsistent triad of claims concerning the nature of perceptual experience and its objects. (1) Physical objects are mind-independent. (2) Physical objects are the direct objects of perception. (3) The direct objects of perception are mind-dependent. Physical objects are such things as stones, tables, trees, people and other animals:(More)
Hexanucleotide repeat expansion in the C9orf72 gene is a leading cause of frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Reduced expression of C9orf72 has been proposed as a possible disease mechanism. However, the cellular function of C9orf72 remains to be characterized. Here we report the identification of two binding(More)
1. For several years Cora Diamond and James Conant have articulated , individually and largely independently of one another, original approaches to many puzzling features of the Tractatus. 1 Perhaps the most perplexing of these features is the second to last remark of the book, §6.54, where Wittgenstein retracts his own propositions as nonsense. Diamond's(More)
Wittgenstein gives voice to an aspiration that is central to his later philosophy, well before he becomes later Wittgenstein, when he writes in §4.112 of the Tractatus that philosophy is not a matter of putting forward a doctrine or a theory, but consists rather in the practice of an activity – an activity he goes on to characterize as one of elucidation or(More)
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