By Spider Robinson
Callahan's position is the local tavern to all of time and area, the place the regulars are whatever yet. Pull up a chair, seize a tumbler of your favourite, and hear the tales spun via time tourists, cybernetic extraterrestrial beings, telepaths...and a host of standard fogeys on a undertaking to avoid wasting the area, one buyer at a time.
Callahan's Crosstime Saloon includes the subsequent tales, almost all of which have been released in Analog technological know-how Fiction and Fact:
* "The man With the Eyes"
* "The Time-Traveler"
* "The Centipede's Dilemma"
* "Two Heads Are higher Than One"
* "The legislations Of Conservation of Pain"
* "Just Dessert"
* "A Voice is Heard in Ramah..."
* "Unnatural Causes"
* "The fabulous Conspiracy"
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3 The literal unverifiability of such quale-recognition is, nevertheless, in the last analysis beyond question. If I say the green presented by that grass now is the same as the green presented by it at a certain past moment, I cannot truly verify that statement because I cannot revive that past moment. The statement therefore constitutes an arbitrary and supreme decree. But a decree, simply because it is arbitrary, is not therefore necessarily haphazard. My quale-identifications are influenced; I do not feel equally inclined to identify the color presented by the grass now with the color presented by a cherry a moment ago, though such a decree if made would be equally supreme and unchallengeable on strict grounds.
Neither in A Study of Qualities, nor in The Structure of Appearance is Carnap accused of foundationalism. ] Carnap has made it clear that what we take as ground elements is a matter of choice. They are not dignified as the atomic units from which others must be built; they simply constitute one possible starting point. ] Yet whether it does so or not is no test of the system. ] argument concerning whether the elements selected are really primitive in knowledge is extraneous to the major purpose of the system (Goodman 1940, 9698).
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