Missives from a fly bottle
Last revised 31 August 2017
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A collection of philosophy and related stories from around the web.
98. Obituary – Raymond Smullyan (1919-2017)
“Why should I be worried about dying? It’s not going to happen in my lifetime!” True to his prediction, puzzle-creating logician dies at the end of his life, aged 97.
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The surprise exam
Newcomb’s problem (sassy version)
Seeing and being
Philosophers say the strangest things
Books on consciousness