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Thu 26 Mar, 2009 10:55 am - [quote=Bones-O!] Of course they are. The 'us' is in that causal chain. There's no sunshine without the sun, sunshine. :) [/quote] Yes, we are part of the sufficient casual chain,... (view)
Tue 24 Mar, 2009 10:54 pm - [quote=etcetcetc00]My thoughts are that if there is no free will, we still wouldn't know. The brain is more than likely run by quantum operations that run subconsciously. One way of looking at... (view)
Tue 24 Mar, 2009 10:47 pm - [quote=Bones-O!]I didn't say the influences were determined by the will, I said they were [I]determinable[/I]. When we choose, we do so with cause. We could in principle determine those causes... (view)
Mon 23 Mar, 2009 06:20 pm - [QUOTE=Caroline;54640]What I mean by eqaulity is, the way I see it is when you meet a person, they could be in any situation, I find that some people would think that the situation makes a person... (view)
Sun 22 Mar, 2009 01:43 am - I believe only if is used to introduce the consequent of a conditional, at least thats the general rule that works most of the time. Notations vary, but the one I'm familiar with is the... (view)
Sat 21 Mar, 2009 07:02 pm - [QUOTE=Bones-O!;54522]I would say that you [I]can[/I] determine what those influences are. In fact, I'd say this is precisely what the will [I]is [/I]and [I]does[/I]. No, actually I was... (view)
Fri 20 Mar, 2009 01:16 am - On this subject, the movie the Truman Show--a pretty good movie in it's own right--is also relatable to Plato's allegory of the cave, as is the Matrix. (view)
Fri 20 Mar, 2009 12:59 am - Here's a link that has the big Mill writings--Utilitarianism, On Liberty, and On Bentham--along with Bentham. I haven't had this edition, but chances are its fine, since both Mill and... (view)
Fri 20 Mar, 2009 12:54 am - [QUOTE=Victor Eremita;54341]I find the Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy edition is a pretty good modern edition. I second Phronimos' Mill, Kant, and Aristotle's... (view)
Fri 20 Mar, 2009 12:52 am - [QUOTE=Jose;54340]Thanks. I'll start with Kant. Is it "The Moral Law: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals" or "Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals: With on a... (view)
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