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"It cannot be our task to formulate wishes as to how the atomic phenomena should actually beā€¦our task can only be to understand them as they are" -- Werner Heisenberg

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Wed 16 Jun, 2010 11:35 am - [quote="Victor Eremita"] Take graduate level courses, publish in well-respected philosophy journals, defend a Ph.D. dissertation, attain a tenure-track position at a university or... (view)
Mon 14 Jun, 2010 06:26 pm - [quote="theguy0000"] More broadly: is fake happiness still happiness? [/quote] Yes. (view)
Sun 13 Jun, 2010 04:50 pm - I'm basing this off of "Those I most enjoy". 1. Aristotle 2. Kant 3. Marx 4. Descartes 5. Nietzsche 6. Hume 7. Russell 8. Plato 9. Epicurus 10. Hegel I chose my... (view)
Fri 11 Jun, 2010 01:47 pm - [quote="Shapeless"] [quote]did anybody actually make a living as a philosopher?[/quote] These folks are making a decent go of it: [/quote] That... (view)
Fri 11 Jun, 2010 08:57 am - Even supposing an educational outlook that would favor the teaching of philosophy (The "three-R" school of thought would likely frown on it, [i]tout court[/i][i][/i], though I think there... (view)
Wed 9 Jun, 2010 10:42 am - [QUOTE=mark noble;175060] Hi Huxley, By convention? This is not a conventional question. What do you mean exactly? Journey well sir. Mark...[/QUOTE] The question itself is not conventional, but... (view)
Wed 9 Jun, 2010 10:02 am - [QUOTE=mark noble;175043]Hi Owen, I was asked the question - "Does a+b=c" I answered "yes" to this because, in my eyes, a+b=c. I am not wrong, I am right. Nobody knows the... (view)
Tue 8 Jun, 2010 07:16 pm - [QUOTE=jeeprs;174914] Meanwhile, I really think SSR would be a great topic for the Philosophy of Science forum.[/QUOTE]... (view)
Tue 8 Jun, 2010 07:09 pm - [QUOTE=jeeprs;174876] Isn't this what Thomas Kuhn's [U]The Structure of Scientific Revolutions[/U] is about?[/QUOTE] I don't think so. He certainly divorces the idea of capital T... (view)
Tue 8 Jun, 2010 04:39 pm - [QUOTE=Jebediah;174818]I think it is about the different ways of approaching knowledge...I've been considering starting a thread on it actually, but haven't gotten my thoughts in order.... (view)
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