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  1. symbol VS. pictogram by nima_persian in Philosophy of Language
    Would you possibly tell me if the following is considered the same? I am wondering if they are recignised as the same thing. Symbol Pictogram Thanks in advance
  2. Philosophy of Friendship - Distinctions by PigNewton in Ethics
    I'm looking for feedback regarding friendship. I distinguish between Virtuous Friendship and Instrumental Friendship Here are my distinctions Instrumental friendship is based on purely superficial qualities. For example, many people spend time with others in order to escape boredom, to ...
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  4. Why should He? by Sifr in Philosophy of Religion
    God! The million dollar question that if answered definitively would solve all the world's problems. Alas there is not a shred of evidence in its favor or against it. It's amazing how humans paint themselves into a corner and wonder how they are in such a predicament. They wouldn't have to look for ...
  5. Do Speech Acts Group Thoughts? by invizzy in Philosophy of Language
    This is based on a conversation in a thread in the Metaphysics subforum: forums.philosophyforums.com...ndpost=1220691#post1220691 Jamalrob and I were discussing whether speech acts like greetings group thoughts like intentions and desires. The way I see it, all words (and thus speech acts) group ...