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July 13, 2004

Philosophers' Theme Songs

David Chalmers' addictive new game: Match a philosopher with his or her theme song.

Rawls, "Long Black Veil"

Neitzche, "Oops, I Did It Again"

Newcomb, "Little Boxes"

Heraclitus, "Old Man River"

Schopenhauer, "Desolation Row"

Zimmerman and Ingersoll, "Right Here, Right Now"

Bayes, "The Gambler"

Kamm, "With a Little Help From My Friends"

Quine, "White Rabbit"

Turing, "Dangling Conversation"

Bentham, "I Feel Good"

Strauss, "Lawyers Guns and Money"

Greene, "I Got the World on a String"

Nozick, "You Took Advantage of Me"

Diogenes, "You Ain't Nothing But a Hound Dog"


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Some I haven't seen elsewhere:

Plato, "My Ideal"
Artistotle, "Everything In Its Right Place"
Rousseau, "Wild Thing"
Hobbes, "Nature Boy"
Heidegger, "Less Than Zero"
Wittgenstein "Games People Play"
John Searle, "On A Slow Boat To China"
David Lewis, "Over the Rainbow"
Daniel Dennett, "Where Is My Mind?"

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