Open letter to rescind NABT revision

John W Burgeson (
Sun, 8 Feb 1998 15:49:06 -0700

Dear Dr. Pigliucci:

Thanks much for opening the discussion on the NABT revision.
I hope some fruitful dialog will result.

In case you were not aware, discussions on your letter have opened on
both the ASA and NTSE LISTSERVs. On the NTSE LISTSERV, Dr. Steven
Schafersman initiated it and shows (my inference) some agreement with
you. On the ASA LISTSERV all the comments (so far) have been in

If you would like to join either (or both) of these LISTSERVs and need
"directions, please let me know and I'll send them along to you. Both
originate from web pages which are rather easily found, last time I

Do you plan to put ALL e-mail communications on this
subject on your web page? I hope so.

BTW, Al Plantinga's belief structure is explored in an essay in Clarke's
book PHILOSOPHERS WHO BELIEVE, published a year or so ago.

A copy of this e-mail is going on both the NTSE and ASA LISTSERVs.

Best to you John W. Burgeson (Burgy)
ex-physicist, retired from government and IBM service