Fri 20 Nov, 2009 11:59 am - I have often wondered the role that symmetry and simplicity play in our interpretations of beauty.
Certainly detail is influential. Few people would find a perfect circle much to stop and admire... (view)
Sun 27 Sep, 2009 02:07 am - Kennethamy:
In reply to the first part of your refute, I would say that the itch may not have been an action in the sense of one agent doing something to cause the itch, but nevertheless I would... (view)
Thu 24 Sep, 2009 01:18 pm - HAHA! I must say when I saw that you had replied I thought it was in refute, but I was not expecting that.
I am not convinced though. In however many times your resolve or reaction was... (view)
Thu 24 Sep, 2009 12:58 pm - It still seems to me that the use of observation as a belief forming mechanism is still sensory and therefore empirical.
Now the idea of recollection as a form of learning could be a consideration.... (view)
Thu 24 Sep, 2009 12:25 pm - First, we must have some definition of freedom. To some freedom is defined as having options. As in the freedom to move left or right. To others freedom is defined as action without consequence.... (view)
Thu 13 Aug, 2009 11:38 am - [COLOR=black]Does it go to follow then that we can only empirically know the world around us? What we see with our eyes, touch with our skin, hear with our ears, and taste with our tongue? Could... (view)
Tue 28 Jul, 2009 12:33 pm - [QUOTE=richrf;80015]If you continue your studies of Eastern philosophy you will probably notice how intertwined it is with daily life - outlook, health practices, relationships, etc. Eastern... (view)
Tue 28 Jul, 2009 12:24 pm - [COLOR=black]Recommendations and reasons for those recommendations?[/COLOR]
[COLOR=black]I'm looking for a good school I can receive a good education in Philosophy.[/COLOR] (view)
Tue 28 Jul, 2009 11:58 am - [COLOR=black]I'm not exactly sure I am tracking what you are saying richf. Perhaps you can maybe walk me through your belief forming steps?[/COLOR]
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Tue 28 Jul, 2009 03:54 am - [COLOR=black]But can we trust our powers of observation as reliable belief forming mechanism? Or at least trust only in our powers of observation as a belief forming mechanism maybe insufficient... (view)