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By intropersona
Aug 27, 2016 - 1:17 AM
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Apr 13, 2004
7:13 PM
By Interlocutor
Apr 13, 2004
7:13 PM
By Interlocutor
Debate 23: Is Meaning Prior to Language? (1, 2) 17 1721
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4/5 with 4 votes
Mar 01, 2016
2:37 PM
By busycuttingcrap
Apr 17, 2016
7:17 PM
By busycuttingcrap
Debate 22: Does a supreme being exist? 5 2009
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2.33/5 with 3 votes
May 08, 2015
10:00 PM
By andrewk
Jun 11, 2015
6:05 AM
By andrewk
Debate 21 re the private language argument (1, 2) 11 1466
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Dec 04, 2014
6:00 PM
By andrewk
Jan 02, 2015
10:26 AM
By Metaphysician Undiscovered
Debate 20: Does Idealism Avoid Solipsism? (1, 2) 11 2677
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5/5 with 1 vote
Oct 31, 2014
10:24 PM
By busycuttingcrap
Dec 02, 2014
2:19 PM
By busycuttingcrap
Debate 19: Is there an objective reality? 5 7578
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Oct 29, 2013
1:00 PM
By Incision
Jun 10, 2014
7:39 PM
By Incision
Debate 18: Truth is prior to language. (1, 2, 3, 4) 31 3992
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5/5 with 7 votes
Oct 21, 2012
7:15 AM
By unenlightened
Sep 02, 2013
7:44 PM
By creative
Debate 17: Is Democracy a Permanent Political System? (1, 2) 11 2445
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Sep 10, 2012
4:43 AM
By Caldwell
Oct 04, 2012
3:22 AM
By Caldwell
Debate 15: Two Perspectives on Idealism (1, 2) 11 2024
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Aug 11, 2012
4:04 AM
By Caldwell
Sep 10, 2012
3:49 AM
By Caldwell
Debate 16: Is there a mind-independent reality? 9 4033
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4.33/5 with 3 votes
Aug 27, 2012
7:37 AM
By unenlightened
Sep 08, 2012
8:25 PM
By Banno
Debate 14: Is the Concept of Love Real? 7 7264
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2.71/5 with 7 votes
Dec 31, 2010
3:56 AM
By Postmodern Beatnik
Jan 03, 2011
10:16 AM
By Postmodern Beatnik
Debate 13: utilitarianism vs. the categorical imperative (1, 2) 11 5513
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4.67/5 with 3 votes
May 20, 2010
7:43 PM
By Paul
Jun 04, 2010
11:34 PM
By Paul
Debate 12: Does God Exist? 8 11708
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3.5/5 with 16 votes
Apr 19, 2009
4:45 AM
By Paul
Apr 24, 2009
7:01 PM
By SnoopDoug
Debate 11: Whether eating meat is moral (1, 2) 10 5575
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2.2/5 with 5 votes
Jul 19, 2007
11:14 AM
By Paul
Sep 13, 2007
9:57 AM
By Pwrong
Debate 10: Whether the masses should rule themselves 9 1907
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Feb 10, 2007
3:21 PM
By Paul
Mar 18, 2007
8:05 PM
By Paul
Debate 9: Whether morality is absolute (1, 2) 11 3504
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1.57/5 with 7 votes
Jun 02, 2006
6:16 PM
By Paul
Jun 24, 2006
10:43 PM
By Paul
Debate 8: Whether a priori knowledge is possible (1, 2) 13 4221
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Jul 31, 2005
10:45 PM
By Paul
Aug 23, 2005
4:23 PM
By Paul
Debate 7: On the existence of free will 7 3102
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2.5/5 with 4 votes
Mar 12, 2005
7:24 AM
By dreamweaver
Mar 14, 2005
4:57 AM
By dreamweaver
Debate 6: Whether Truth Exists in a Deterministic Universe (1, 2) 10 1495
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2/5 with 1 vote
Dec 06, 2004
8:52 PM
By Interlocutor
Dec 10, 2004
9:50 PM
By Mariner
Debate 5: Whether zombies are possible (1, 2) 10 3829
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4.71/5 with 7 votes
Aug 23, 2004
5:39 PM
By Interlocutor
Aug 29, 2004
7:37 AM
By Paul
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