Re: Standard definition

From: derek gatherer (
Date: Fri 01 Nov 2002 - 12:03:26 GMT

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     Bruce: Voltaire sucks. Have you ever
    > actually read his work!?

    Derek: No, I don't even know if the famous quotation is real or apocryphal.

    As to progress on the internal/external debate, my stuff over the past few years has moved into tackling the internalist stance by - a) showing computationally that one specific internalist hypothesis is untenable: b) showing computationally that a general internalist theoretical plank is unlikely: c) showing how one can make deductions concerning social contagion using purely observable data aligned to computational models, so internalist theoretical foundations are unnecessary:

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