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Metaphysics and Epistemology
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Ethics
What should we do? What constitutes right and wrong? What is the "good life"?
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Logic and Philosophy of Math
Is math derived from logic or is logic derived from math?
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What would be the nature of a god? How has religion developed?
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Philosophy of Language
How does language limit or enable our philosophy?
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Philosophy of Science
How should science be done? What philosophical scaffolding does it require or entail?
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Philosophy of Politics and Law
What is a state? How should one be governed?
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Philosophy of the Arts
What is beauty? What is art? What differentiates good art from bad art?
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Not Quite Philosophy
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  1. Statement and Meaning by Mr.Hables in Philosophy of Language
    A short time ago I was thinking about the unstable partnership between a linguistic proposition and the objective meaning that is attributed to it via the arrangement of sensible terms. Eventually, I concluded that propositions lack any inherent objective meaning, but are given meaning through their...
  2. Contemporary issues in Philosophy? by PossibleAaran in Introduction to Philosophy / Factual Issues / Books
    I am to start a masters next month. A course in which I am required to write a 50,000 word paper on some topic of my choice. I don't want to do something overdone or old news. I need to raise some eyebrows with this to secure phd funding in the future. That said I'm interested in philosophy of relig...
  3. self-distribution theorem by logik2 in Logic and Philosophy of Math
    A friend asked me to justify the self-distribution theorem. This is what I came up with: The meaning of p implies q which is symbolized as |- is the same as the = in mathematics, in other words, it must be shown that p is equivalent to r and that q is equivalent to r. So for the Pythagor...
  4. Do you agree that human life starts at conception and ends at death? by junaltea in General Philosophy
    Hi, I'm doing some kind of a survey on this forum on ideas on life and death. I think, this is the kind of forum where probably academia and professionals sort of deal with this kind of discussions. Thank you for your responses.
  5. What are some arguments for pantheism? by sheasserted in Philosophy of Religion
    Pantheism is an engrossing topic of religion. I've wondered about what god actually is for a while, and I concluded that pantheism seems like the most feasible option. It was more of an intuitive leap, but I still declare myself as a pantheist to this day. What then are some arguments for pantheism?...