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Tue 3 Nov, 2009 01:53 pm - Thanks for your help! I had almost completely overlooked their opposite views on metaphysics, so that, too, has to be mentioned. Demonstrating that Carnap's and Popper's viewpoints are... (view)
Mon 2 Nov, 2009 01:36 pm - So the problem I'm working on in my Philosophy of Science class is concerned with the limitations of the orthodox view of said philosophy. I know that Popper on one side and the Vienna School... (view)
Mon 28 Sep, 2009 07:12 am - Basically, a way of thinking, a way of looking at the world, that makes sense to the person thinking. Of course, there are certain constraints--like the need for rationality and tolerance... (view)
Fri 25 Sep, 2009 07:09 am - Good God, this is awful... So the girl I've been patiently working on for most this past year decides to fall for a guy she's known for an hour while at the same time saying she wants to... (view)
Thu 10 Sep, 2009 07:23 pm - It would seem that intelligence has an inherent desire to order given how strongly ordering tendencies manifest themselves... (view)
Thu 10 Sep, 2009 12:43 pm - I'm not sold on the inherent actuality of the soul, partly because (previous) seems a little ridiculous to me, but as a metaphysical construct, a mirror in which we can see our own ego, our at... (view)
Thu 10 Sep, 2009 07:32 am - [QUOTE=Khethil;88978]I ran across this news story today; a fascinating experiment on recognizing beauty (in this case, musical) in the midst of chaos:[INDENT]"[I]... No one knew it, but the... (view)
Mon 31 Aug, 2009 06:42 pm - [QUOTE=salima;87148]how do you know hindus use the tao te ching? that's news to me...although a hindu is free to use anything he pleases, it isnt really a religion either but a philosophy if... (view)
Mon 31 Aug, 2009 09:53 am - I would think that a 'just war' would be the national equivalent of self-defense. That is to say, that one has the right to wage war [I]only when waged war on[/I]. Inciting a war is thus... (view)
Mon 31 Aug, 2009 09:50 am - Just a bit of nitpicking: In Wade-Giles it's [I]Tao Te Ching[/I]. In Hanyu Pinyin it's [I]Daodejing[/I]. Other than that I agree with what you're saying. But remember that Taoism... (view)
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