The Philosophers' Cocoon Marcus Arvan gallantly includes 'how many philosophers does it take to change a light bulb?' jokes in his forum for early-career philosophers.
The Philosophical Lexicon Sometimes rude, many times sarcastic, philosophers have contributed to various definitions describing their field. An example: hume, pron. (1) Indefinite personal and relative pronoun, presupposing no referent. Useful esp. in writing solipsistic treatises, sc. "to hume it may concern." v. (2) To commit to the flames, bury, or otherwise destroy a philosophical position, as in "That theory was humed in the 1920s." Hence, exhume, v. to revive a position generally believed to humed.
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