… insightful Saturday afternoon read … excerpt from Harman’s “psychoanalysis on the fly” …

“Empirical verification is not the only means of verification. Often, it seems that certain people want to set up epistemological criteria that don’t require the existence of skilled human interpreters, as if methods of understanding are only valid if they can be put into a computer program and operated in our absence.”

I don’t have an awful lot to respond with, other than that I certainly agree that obsession with cut-and-dried “proof’ isn’t productive.


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