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Looking for someone to debate the PSR with

zmikecuber
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10/23/2014 2:14:59 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
So I was looking for someone to debate the principle of sufficient reason with. I'm really not sure if I'll even have time for this debate right now, but I figured I'd throw the idea out there.

I'd be Pro.

Just looking to see who would be interested to debate this.
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Roukezian
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10/23/2014 2:51:28 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 10/23/2014 2:14:59 PM, zmikecuber wrote:
So I was looking for someone to debate the principle of sufficient reason with. I'm really not sure if I'll even have time for this debate right now, but I figured I'd throw the idea out there.

I'd be Pro.

Just looking to see who would be interested to debate this.

Hey Zmike. How are you bro? I wish I could but I'm busy with work and the fanfiction. Anyway, I'll make sure I read it.
philochristos
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10/23/2014 4:19:24 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
Since the principle of sufficient reason seems to me to be an a priori concept, I can't imagine how one might defend it with arguments. So I might be willing to debate you on it as long as you assume the burden of proof. In other words, I wouldn't be required to prove that it's false, only to try to refute your arguments, showing that your arguments do not prove the PSR.
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UchihaMadara
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10/23/2014 4:48:45 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 10/23/2014 2:14:59 PM, zmikecuber wrote:
So I was looking for someone to debate the principle of sufficient reason with. I'm really not sure if I'll even have time for this debate right now, but I figured I'd throw the idea out there.

I'd be Pro.

Just looking to see who would be interested to debate this.

I ACCEPT DA CHALLENGE
phantom
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10/23/2014 8:46:22 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 10/23/2014 2:14:59 PM, zmikecuber wrote:
So I was looking for someone to debate the principle of sufficient reason with. I'm really not sure if I'll even have time for this debate right now, but I figured I'd throw the idea out there.

I'd be Pro.

Just looking to see who would be interested to debate this.

I very much want to, but I'm in the same boat time wise.
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Subutai
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10/23/2014 8:52:12 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 10/23/2014 8:46:22 PM, phantom wrote:
At 10/23/2014 2:14:59 PM, zmikecuber wrote:
So I was looking for someone to debate the principle of sufficient reason with. I'm really not sure if I'll even have time for this debate right now, but I figured I'd throw the idea out there.

I'd be Pro.

Just looking to see who would be interested to debate this.

I very much want to, but I'm in the same boat time wise.
Capitalism will never fall on its own. It will have to be pushed. The accumulation of capital will never cease. It will have to be stopped. The capitalist class will never willingly surrender their power. It will have to be dispossessed. - David Harvey
Envisage
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10/24/2014 9:51:33 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 10/23/2014 2:14:59 PM, zmikecuber wrote:
So I was looking for someone to debate the principle of sufficient reason with. I'm really not sure if I'll even have time for this debate right now, but I figured I'd throw the idea out there.

I'd be Pro.

Just looking to see who would be interested to debate this.

I will take this if you desire a 2nd rematch...
Envisage
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10/24/2014 9:53:33 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 10/23/2014 2:14:59 PM, zmikecuber wrote:
So I was looking for someone to debate the principle of sufficient reason with. I'm really not sure if I'll even have time for this debate right now, but I figured I'd throw the idea out there.

I'd be Pro.

Just looking to see who would be interested to debate this.

I think I could give a pretty solid and complete negative case for this as I have read around it... If that helps me queue jump....