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Thu 24 Jun, 2010 12:59 am - [quote="jeeprs"] Curious that creatures don't ever have this problem. A creature will do anything to keep existing, without having any capacity to wonder what for. A fox will chew... (view)
Fri 7 May, 2010 02:08 am - We're obviously just talking about two different things here. You mention "the popular understanding of time". What this thread is concerned with (or should be), is an objective, or... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 10:24 pm - [QUOTE=DaMunky89;161070]I'm stating that because they are not separated, they are the same thing. Time. But you can apply labels to time, and the labels I choose to use are either... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 08:32 pm - DaMunky, It looks like you won't be finding any [I]philosophy[/I] on the nature of time here, unfortunately. Just preaching. But you might be interested in the following essay by McTaggart... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 07:59 pm - [QUOTE=Zetherin;161051]Nothing about the theory of relativity discredits, or is even contrary, to what I've stated. If you believe this to be not true, please explain how.[/QUOTE] Did you... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 07:46 pm - Zetherin, you're dumbing this discussion down to the colloquial, when the topic demands the admission of relativistic theory. You apparently have no knowledge of this, so as to your claim... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 06:38 pm - [QUOTE=VideCorSpoon;161018]If you only had the choice between symbolic logic and modern philosophy, I would suggest trying symbolic logic. It is not a difficult subject to learn (usually a freshman... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 06:11 pm - Are you sure those are your only options? Usually, study in philosophy at a University would begin with some, or all of: Introduction to Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Introductory logic. Then a... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 06:05 pm - [QUOTE=Zetherin;160994]Our being conscious of an exact moment, and that exact moment actually existing are two different matters, aren't they? You may not experience an exact moment (whatever... (view)
Thu 6 May, 2010 04:44 pm - [QUOTE=Zetherin;160955]Of course there is a present. As you noted, the present simply means a moment between the past and future. If there is no present, there is of course no past or future, since... (view)
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