Daniel Dennett Quote

An inert historical fact is any fact about a perfectly ordinary arrangement of matter in the world at some point in the past that is no longer discernible, a fact that has left no footprints at all in the world today.


p. 69 - Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking (2013)

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An inert historical fact is any fact about a perfectly ordinary arrangement of matter in the world at some point in the past that is no longer...

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An inert historical fact is any fact about a perfectly ordinary arrangement of matter in the world at some point in the past that is no longer...

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An inert historical fact is any fact about a perfectly ordinary arrangement of matter in the world at some point in the past that is no longer...

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An inert historical fact is any fact about a perfectly ordinary arrangement of matter in the world at some point in the past that is no longer...