Tue 9 Sep, 2008 02:43 pm - [quote][quote]Religion by definition is dependant upon belief.
I disagree. [/quote]
You may be interested in the book [I]Buddhism Without Beliefs[/I] by Stephen Batchelor.[/quote]
Tue 9 Sep, 2008 01:17 pm - [quote=Didymos Thomas]Depends on how you read the scriptures. Some interpretations do derive metaphysical conclusions, but this is not necessary.[/quote]
Religion by definition is dependant upon... (view)
Mon 8 Sep, 2008 02:25 pm - The relevence of the bible as a system of any sort is obsolete.
The references and aspects of religion are metaphysical and therefore non-sensical and should therefore be dismissed. (ref.... (view)
Thu 4 Sep, 2008 02:14 pm - To the best of my understanding, Ayer and Wittgenstein both thought that metaphysics was a topic which could not be spoken about.
Ayer simply shows that everything which is metaphysical is... (view)
Thu 4 Sep, 2008 01:46 pm - Hmmm. Well i guess somone obvioiusly moderated the post prior to this one whilst i was writing my reply.
To spark a small discussion i guess i could bring that topic back up.
It was correctly... (view)
Thu 4 Sep, 2008 01:13 pm - [quote=Didymos Thomas]We're glad to have you on the forums. I also enjoy Hume. Look forward to joining you in discussions.[/quote]
i also do :)
How do i access topic's? ive attmpted to... (view)
Thu 4 Sep, 2008 12:52 pm - Hey there, i'm Dan and im very interested in philosophy, currently I'm studying it at A-Level.
My main interests are the mind body distinction, especially phenominalism and the studies... (view)