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48 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 12 February 2008 12:15AM

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Comment author: chaosmosis 03 May 2012 04:11:43AM 2 points [-]

Well-done definition debates are still possible. But they're about the comparative usefulness of conceptualizing X in a certain way Y as opposed to a different way Z, and vice versa. Well done definitional debates can actually be really interesting though, although they don't crop up too much.