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  1. Metaphysics as only a Tool of Understanding by Agustino in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    Philosophers often claim that metaphysics can state something about how the world really is, or make ontologically true/false statements. However, I think that metaphysics is useful not as an ontology, but as a methodology; namely through its practice one gains a deeper understanding about the world...
  2. Frege's zero Lemma is not a definition of 0 by JohnMiddlemas in Logic and Philosophy of Math
    Gottlob Frege's definition of 0 in In λ-notation is 0 = #[λx x≠x]. In words it means 0 is the number of the property of x such that x is not self identical (# signifies 'number', [] 'property', λx 'x such that', and x≠x is the condition). Please see Proof of Lemma Concerning Zero. ...
  3. karma and ethics by drdhaval2785 in Ethics
    Lord Krishna once said: 'Your right is restricted only to doing your deed, you have no right to the fruit of your deeds. Don't be the one who is interested in the fruit of one's action. Don't be attracted towards inaction.' The question is - Is it ethically correct for a God to tell that the ma...
  4. "Existence" Outside of Time by Caspar in Introduction to Philosophy / Factual Issues / Books
    The term bardo-realm signifies that which is not in time - the phantasmagoric nothingness outside of time, existence in an untimely sense. The idea of the spirit is something that does not rely on any spatial dimensions. It is accepted that thoughts are confined to time because thought is seq...
  5. Is existentialism (theory of free will) based on coïncedences? by Tuzzz in General Philosophy
    Perhaps i'm not grasping this concept well, but I was wondering this. Do existentialists believe that your willpower come from an inner strength, an inner source that provides the willpower to do things, that the only thing that determines whether you take action or not, comes from within. Or do the...