Philosophy

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  1. What is the name of the belief that acting ("the Will") is better than thinking?

  2. Continuum Fallacy with regards to arbitrary categories

  3. Is the existence of a thing an analytic proposition?

  4. Is Euclid's syllogistic approach to proving mathematical theorems logically insufficient?

  5. Is there a deduction analog to the problem of induction?
  6. From a functionalist point of view: when is an algorithm an A.I., and when is it just software?

  7. What is the difference (if any) between the concepts of natural numbers and finite cardinals?
  8. Does it make sense to define a computer as a symbol-manipulating device?

  9. Are there degrees of truth ?
  10. Why can't I doubt that I am doubting?

  11. why is it impossible to predict or foresee the future but if can what is the closest method to do so
  12. Why did we define vacuous statements as true rather than false?
  13. Losing faith in God during personal loss---Is it bad philosophy?
  14. Hume: "We learn to be who we are"

  15. Can someone help me find this article on the philosophy of religion?
  16. Does fear of cameras imply guilty mind?

  17. Is knowledge in the arts based on abductive reasoning?

  18. Nietzsche's birth of tragedy

  19. What is the purpose of consciousness?
  20. Some similarity of Leibniz and Anaxagoras

  21. How are people working in Psychophysics trained?

  22. Logical equivalence

  23. Will Artificial Intelligence eventually be capable of feeling emotion?

  24. Hell - A Rare Concept?

  25. Is there any evidence for 'identity epistomology'?
  26. Philosophy of “bias” – Moral Behaviour or Rational Behaviour

  27. The Paradox of The Da Vinci Painting?
  28. Is Russel's Teapot an allegory?

  29. Can AI have ethics?
  30. Fallacies Matched to Cognitive Biases

  31. What is behind Girard's idea of distinguishing implication ( ⇒) and entailment (⊢) without separating language and meta-language?
  32. What are the arguments for maximising total utility as opposed to average utility?

  33. Expectation and Comparison-Not in scientific pursuit but in pursuit of good life

  34. Refering to a subject

  35. Is it impossible to KNOW how our apparent reality came to be through philosophical or scientific argumentation?
  36. Can an opinion without experience have as much merit as one with experience?
  37. Is computationalism really a theory, or is it more like a doctrine or creed?

  38. How can political philosophy and moral philosophy differ in the context of moral limits on the market?

  39. Immanuel Kant on authenticity

  40. Criticisim of Hilbertian Formalism

  41. feeling sad is not good i think, so why we feel sad

  42. According to utilitarianism, do temporary conditions affect utility?
  43. Is this a correct symbolic formulation of the idea that one symbol can't mean two different things (in one system)?
  44. Debunking the "quantum mind" hypothesis

  45. Is there a unison in the interpretation of primary emotions?
  46. In possible-world semantics, what do nested modal quantifiers mean?
  47. Does the following argument involve a fallacy?

  48. Who are the most prominent post-Marx thinkers within Marxism?

  49. Is saying "There would be no rich without the poor" a false dichotomy?
  50. How would a Utilitarian and a Kantian solve this thought experiment?

  51. When is something necessary, according to Hume?
  52. Do we need principles about every ethical decision / dilemma we have?

  53. PAST TESTS IB students philosopy Paper 1, 2 and 3 Sl and HL

  54. Does anyone know of a philosophy which rectifies or considers the following question?

  55. How applicable is the problem with induction to real life?

  56. Truth and Silence---Which and when is one more justified than the other

  57. “Without the assumption of the existence of uniformities there can be no knowledge.”

  58. Is telling children Santa is real and other similar stories ethical? If so, why?

  59. Is uniformity in knowledge a phenomenon or a concept?
  60. Are all logically necessary statements claiming self identity?

  61. To whom are people talking when they talk to (in) themselves?
  62. formal logic, fitch exercise
  63. Why is the world so cruel?
  64. Will uncertainty always have one exception?

  65. Can Suicide be Rational?
  66. how to prove from ~ (A ∩ B) that ~A∩~B?

  67. What model of self-deception was Ayn Rand using in Atlas Shrugged?

  68. Write down a sentence that is a contradiction if and only if the argument ‘X, therefore Y’ is valid

  69. Are there probability distributions that are analytically derived?
  70. In light of Eichmann's Problem: what makes a regime's legitimacy end?

  71. How does Badiou analyze natural situations?

  72. Does the imperfection of man imply the imperfection of God?

  73. John Rawls's difference principle and Aristotle

  74. Is there anything to call "the idea or concept of God"?

  75. Ad baculum fallacy: is there a distinction between a direct threat and an appeal to an external one?

  76. The Truth-Falsehood Dichotomy and Logic

  77. Why can one not have a “fully temporally determinate universe” at the very beginning of the universe

  78. Kant -- What does it mean to treat someone merely as a means?

  79. Is the idea of intuitive intellect, generally attributed to God, accepted as possible?
  80. Why does Nietzsche "love those that know not how to live"?
  81. Is it, a priori, more likely that an unknown object does not exist than that it does?

  82. Logical fallacy: when you know the outcome, so you cannot see any other possible ex ante prediction

  83. why didn't Void remain as Void forever?
  84. What makes something indivisible?

  85. Why can social sciences apply hard science concepts to other things than what they apply to?
  86. Are there actually any good arguments for neoplatonist privation?

  87. How can free will in compatibilism be proven?

  88. philosophy of travel

  89. How can I explain the distribution of an O proposition's predicate?
  90. What are the criteria by which we could determine whether some field is philosophy rather than wisdom?

  91. Memory and self

  92. Is art just abstract or is concrete and I simply perceive different parts of it every time?
  93. What is the relationship between conceptual engineering and social change?

  94. Are time and space just containers or are they autonomous physical objects?

  95. Are there objective criteria for aesthetic judgment?
  96. What is the name of the fallacy when someone conflates a motivation for one of the variables?
  97. Is it possible to maintain the truth of levels of 'being' or can't they be true at the same time next to each other?
  98. Does doing comparative philosophy mean adopting cultural-relativism?
  99. What is the distinction between mysticism and metaphysics?

  100. Are there any philosophers that argued for knowledge having intrinsic value?