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  1. 11.21 Translations with Multiple Quantifiers by loft in Logic and Math Homework
    Hi, There are ten questions to solve, and I've solved eight of them except for these two. The table attached to this message comprises the domain of discourse. 8. You can't give someone something you don't own. I have paraphrased this as "Unless a person owned something at some time, th...
  2. The Ontogeny of Substance Dualism by Arkady in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    A conundrum for proponents of substance dualism (or those who otherwise deny that the mind has a material basis). When and how in the developmental process of a human does the material substrate of the body (presumably the brain in particular) become imbued with the res cogitans , which is wholly s...
  3. Current Issues in Philosophy of Mathematics by Pneumenon in Introduction to Philosophy / Factual Issues / Books
    So I'm thinking about trying to publish a paper in "The Dualist," which is a journal that publishes undergraduate papers. However, despite my abiding interest in various philosophical subjects and ardent reading of various encyclopedias, I am not caught up on current issues in the field I want to pu...
  4. Utilitarianism Position by Johnathanrs in Ethics
    Hypothetical Scenario: You make some discovery that would hold some global implication when released to the masses. One such example is being in the 1900's and discovering some new principle like Ferni's work that would be used to create a weapon of mass destruction. There is no other known uses...
  5. Physical Law, (Ir)reductionism, Naturalism by StreetlightX in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    One of the biggest misconceptions around physical laws is that they all-determining; that they dictate what happens at all points in the universe. This view is incorrect. While it is true that nothing violates physical law, physical laws are not all-encompassing. The philosopher of science Nancy Car...