Philosophy Joke

Rick Hudson

Q: When is a door not a door?

A: A door may be said to be both door and not door simultaneously with equal validity. Similarly, the linguistic signifiers ‘not door’ and ‘not not a door’ may be applied with corresponding legitimacy as the conditions of ‘doorness’ and ‘not doorness’ evade unreserved substantiation in the absence of objective ontological and epistemological certainty.

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Rick Hudson is a Manchester (UK) based academic, novelist, and short story writer who has been writing for 30 years. He has been described as ‘the most significant writer Manchester has produced since Anthony Burgess’ and has seen his work published alongside that of writers of the stature of Bentley Little, Clive Barker and Neil Gaiman as well as broadcast by the BBC.

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