Wednesday, October 02, 2013

If I sponsor an obscure philosophical society and nobody notices, do I exist?

An extraordinary email arrives at Woodford Towers, offering a unique sponsorship opportunity. How would I like to become a patron of the 'world-renowned' Dublin University Metaphysical Society?

It's an interesting offer, to be sure. For the modest investment of just £600 a year, my logo will be 'seen across Dublin' and I'll be able to tell my shareholders that I have a programme in corporate social responsibility.

My largesse will help to fund the attendance of various speakers. People such as Professor Ray Monk, whose forthcoming topic is The Synthetic A Priori and the Analytic A Posteriori: Wittgenstein on Phenomenology. Certainly one to mark in the diary.

There's only one thing that I find puzzling. Why me?

And, come to think of it, why am I here? And does this blog actually exist?



1 comment:

  1. That actually exists.

    http://www.tcd.ie/Philosophy/undergraduate/metaphysical-society

    Email's a fake though; if there's one thing you can guarantee about Trinity students, is that they'll tell you they're at Trinity.

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