||a philosophical martini.
||a substantial spill.
||what everybody is doing.
|Being and Time
||nice work, if you can get it.
||marker on the road to intersubjectivity.
||that faculty member of each department in charge of demoralizing
|the first lie on the c.v.
||famous living academic whose work is relevant but sloppy.
|| the art of turning speculation to certainty.
||a person to whom the following critria apply: (1) wrote a paper
accepted by the APA selection committee; (2) has a full-time job;
(3) is published in the Journal of Philosophy; (4) is not an
||a worshipped and feared subset of hack; a hack with power.
||an argument which addresses more than one sub-sub-field of philosophy,
but is not written by an Eminence.
||all of the following must apply: (1) an individual so convinced
of his/her superiority to the members of the search committee that
their rejection is further proof of his/her philosophical integrity
(and intimidating presence); (2) an individual so convinced of his/her
superiority to all other candidates that their selection for an interview
or job is further proof of his/her philosophical integrity, and their
status as hacks; (3) an individual who proudly declares his/her distance
from hack sellouts, until offered a job.
||what you need to get the transcendental deduction.
||abandoned city north of the Republic.
||how do you get to Polis? (praxis, praxis, praxis)
||anything written by an Eminence.
||missing the subtle distinctions between sub-sub-fields which protect
the arguments of hacks from the criticisms of an Eminence.
||(1) an argument showing what we should believe but won't; (2) indeterminately
produced by falling trees.
||the second lie on the c.v.
||an accident waiting to happen.
|| (1) invented by advanced graduate students so they can write an
"original" dessertation; (2) the largest set of problems or issues
one is permitted to master prior to becoming an Eminence; (3) the
smallest permissible area of philosophy to which an APA paper session
can be dedicated.
||marked by a condition of extreme ontological shyness.
||tax break for philosophers.
||an argument showing what we could believe but don't.
|white male applicant1
||(1) the distinguished gentleman who, in the face of the fact that
80% of all jobs go to fellow w.m.a's, resolutely, politely, and with
the proper amount of courtly embarassement reveals that his job was
stolen by a black feminist; (2) thinks that "avoiding PC" requires