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To: Kathryn Blackmond Laskey <klaskey@xxxxxxx>
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From: Pat Hayes <phayes@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 10:02:17 -0500
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>  >...[SB] it might be
>>worth reading Aristotle before adopting the metaphysics implicit in
>>one's culture.
>>[PH]> On the whole, I suggest, it is probably better to re-do ones
>>>   own metaphysics from scratch than to try to read through the
>>   > history of philosophy...
>It is not possible to re-do from scratch.  One always starts with
>what one has absorbed from the surrounding culture.    (01)

Sure. I didn't mean to imply otherwise. "From 
scratch" means using naturally available 
ingredients.    (02)

Pat    (03)

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