Highlights this week include a request from the Elks Club for a land division at Landmarks on Monday. Neighborhood association traffic committees and residents concerned about traffic issues should check out the proposed revised procedure manual for traffic calming at Ped Bike Motor Vehicles Commission on Tuesday. The TIF Review Board (aka Joint Review Board) composed of all local taxing jurisdictions will review the city of Madison’s proposed amendment to TID 25 on Wednesday.
In a recent paper we argued that a Moorean strategy can be employed to justify our continued belief in the following proposition, even in the presence of philosophical views that entail it is false, without any philosophical argument against those views, and without any positive philosophical argument in its favour: H>A: Humans have an equal moral status that is higher than the moral status of non human animals. The basic idea is that our confidence in the truth of this proposition is greater than our confidence in the propositions that make up those philosophical views that entail it is false, and that this is sufficient to justify rejecting those views and continue to believe H>A.Roberts has recently responded to our suggestion by claiming: (i) Although the Moorean strategy is valid, it is not powerful. (ii) A resort to the Moorean strategy reflects too great a pessimism about the accounts available that purport to justify H>A.2.
When health departments reactivate next week, residents who have already pre registered won’t need to do so again for the new system. Anyone who has previously filled out a survey or form or signed up for a wait list through their local health department will be automatically imported into the new state system. Their place in line will not change..
Hong Kong top court denied bail on Tuesday to media tycoon and Beijing critic Jimmy Lai, the most high profile person to be charged under the city national security law. Lai had been in custody since Dec. 3, except when he was released on bail for about a week late last year.
After a several years delay, we are happy to announce that the work to convert the former Griff’s Restaurant into the has begun. The property is located at 1233 McKenna Boulevard near Elver Park and is approximately 3,882 square feet. The property was purchased by the City in 2016 for use as a Neighborhood Employment Center.
SpA in 2015 and the Pesenti family last year ceded control of cement producer Italcementi SpA to Germany’s HeidelbergCement AG. Luxottica is Italy’s fourth largest publicly traded company by market value.The companies described the transaction as a combination rather than an acquisition of Luxottica by Essilor. In addition to the two top executives sharing power,Del Vecchio’s Delfin investment company and Essilor will each nominate eight directors for thecombined company’s 16 member board and the equity of EssilorLuxottica will be about 50 percent owned by each company’s shareholders.Sagnires has been chairman and CEO of Essilor since 2012.