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Princeton's very lucky to have you.
Congrats! Brandon is right, they're lucky to have you.
I think that Singer is there isn't he?
Yeah, in the "Center for Human Values", though he's also listed as 'associated faculty' for the philosophy department.
Congratulations! My new goal is to get into Princeton after I get my MA. Thus, I hope to see you there in a few years! Are you going to blog about your decision process? I would like to know how you were able to choose from so many amazing choices.
Hi Errol, I'm not sure how illuminating my introspective reports would be anyway. There's got to be a lot of sub-conscious processing going on when making these sorts of decisions. I just absorbed as much about each place as I could, noted all the pros and cons I could discern, and let it all "sink in" for a while. Ultimately, the thought of going to Princeton felt more appealing than any of the alternatives.[It's funny, actually, I think the decision ends up being more about yourself (in a sense) than the schools you visit. For example, I found myself wanting a quiet location and intellectual independence, whereas others might need a more structured program in a bustling metropolis. *shrug*]
Hey, congratulations with your decision. I look forward to seeing you around next year, and hopefully to some good conversations. Rutgers is sorry not to have you -- but close is better than far. :)
Congratulations - a friend of mine will be going to Princeton this coming fall as well (though transferring from MN for non-philosophy related reasons).
Hey Richard, Congrats on Princeton! Thought I'd drop you a line to say that I've added you to my blogroll, if that's OK -- us soon-to-be-no-longer-undergrad philosophy bloggers got to stick together, right? :-)
Congratulations! I'm sure you're glad to have it settled.
What is a herd of tigers called?
Google suggests "a streak of tigers". (I hadn't previously realized that the tiger was a Princetonian icon. I should probably learn more about the place I'm gonna spend the next 5 years of my life, heh...) I'm not sure how best to combine this with "a ponder of philosophers". Would you say our incoming class is a large ponderous streak?
Ponderous means unwieldy and overly large (unless that is your pun). Perhaps we could call ourselves a large pondering streak, or a streak of ponderers.
what is the collective noun for a group of heads of governments?..."a lack of principals"
Congrats. Wow. You've just gone from being real far away to real close. Princeton is in Mercer County which is the community college at which I teach.Email me if you have any questions on the area.
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