metaphysics

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

  2. Is uniformity in knowledge a phenomenon or a concept?

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

  4. What makes something indivisible?

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

  6. What is the distinction between mysticism and metaphysics?
  7. What is the origin of the symbols for the four elements used in alchemy?

  8. How is 'metaphysics' 'theories of the connections between what we see and what we can't see' and connected with 'ladder rungs'?
  9. How the air and earth elements have been seen in several cosmologies?

  10. Goodman's projectible predicates in the new riddle of induction

  11. Shouldn't Last Thurdayism be able to be proved wrong by Physics?

  12. Was Aristotle the earliest Founder of Deism?

  13. Determinacy of thoughts as an argument for the incorruptibility of the soul

  14. Why are we so concerned with the source of creation?

  15. What are the different types of uniformities in subjects?
  16. How does an object exist fundamentally?
  17. Per speculative realism, how are memes like other objects?

  18. How can one use a phenomenon in science to calculate anything?

  19. Something that has an end must have a beginning?
  20. How can something non-physical exist?

  21. What are the differences between philosophies presupposing one Logic versus many logics?
  22. Do entire civilizations always end in destruction?

  23. Aristotle's Metaphysics: Difference between defining "man" as a word and as a thing said

  24. does exclusion + supervenience + pairing necessitate reductionism?

  25. How Relativistic is Social Constructivism?
  26. Does something require its opposite in order to be defined?
  27. Can something exist without energy?
  28. Physical reality cannot be defined

  29. Motivations for Mathematical Platonism

  30. What would happen to the soul as the form of the body under massive changes to the body?
  31. What is the meaning of an explanation

  32. Luck of certainty
  33. Is Satisfaction Absolute?
  34. Does causality always require an arrow of time?
  35. Can something come out of nothing or not? Why?

  36. Are most philosophers atheists, monotheists, polytheists or what?

  37. What is the difference between metaphysics and ontology?
  38. What did Poincaré mean by intuition of pure number?
  39. Is metaphysics dead after the emergence of modern science?
  40. Is there a connection between Heidegger's "anxiety" and Horkheimer's "subjective reason"?

  41. What are the intricacies of the law of cause and effect?

  42. How can the soul be a form in Aristotle's metaphysics but continue to exist after the body's destruction?

  43. Quine on Necessity
  44. Are arguments based on conceivability refuted by ideas from fantasy and sci-fi?
  45. How do defenders of libertarian freewill reconcile it with constraints imposed by the laws of physics?

  46. What is the explanation for inferring existence in every possible world from existence in some in Plantinga's Ontological Argument?
  47. Is the fine-structure constant a physical number?

  48. Methods for testing the posibility of some action?
  49. What is the difference between science and mathematics?

  50. Are "to exist" and "to have being" the same?

  51. Implication of Rorty's concession to Ramberg that true statements "get things right"?

  52. How does Karl Jespers's term 'metaphysical guilt' relate to 'metaphysics'?
  53. How does one distingusih Consiouness form its so-called objects

  54. Are artificially synthesized chemical elements natural?

  55. What is the role of the a priori nature of time in intuitionism?

  56. What was the impact of the discovery of non-euclidean geometry on Kantian thought?

  57. How do mathematical objects fit into Plato's theory of Ideas?
  58. The clay theory of the universe
  59. Sartre and metaphysical necessity

  60. Argument for Classical Theism

  61. How would Nietzsche argue against classical theism?

  62. What is an attribute, as used in Spinoza's Ethics?

  63. Does anything exist outside present experience?

  64. Is it generally taken that the thesis of Kant's first antinomy fails?

  65. Zeno's “Stadium” with the same metaphysical assumptions as his other paradoxes

  66. Is there a fact of the matter? , a case [of the matter]?
  67. What can be bigger than Absolute Everything or it is the biggest concept?
  68. How can Hegel call philosophy a science?
  69. How can souls and angels be pure forms if only matter undergoes change?
  70. Any philosopher considers theology as another mythology?
  71. Foundations of logic and reasoning in natural languages

  72. Is Platonism required to accept transfinite set theory?
  73. What is the consensus on metaphysical innocence of social construction (2N2C)?
  74. In what sense if any could something without mass or energy exist?
  75. Do we continue to live because "I can always die, but not always live"

  76. Why is the problem of universals a problem?

  77. Can you list other Collingwood's Absolute Presuppositions?

  78. What is the theory that existence, life, and/or consciousness arise simply because all possibilities must be exhausted, and this is one of them?
  79. Do we all exist in some sort of superposition?

  80. How many numbers does it take to describe conscious reality?
  81. Hegel and mathematicians
  82. About Socrates' notion of "good"

  83. Duns Scotus' criticism of Aristotle's Modal Argument against self change
  84. On the distinction between "objecthood" and "knowability" in Kantian philosophy

  85. Can analogues of moral non-naturalism make some metaphysical hypotheses more defensible?

  86. What was Cantor's philosophical reason for accepting the infinite but rejecting the infinitesimal?
  87. how do you prove the existence super natural

  88. What are some current debates in metaphysics today?

  89. Does the Private Language Argument succeed in showing some form of public extra mental world to exist?

  90. Does Wittgenstein's Private Language Argument commit the fallacy of question begging?
  91. Could atheism be considered a defense mechanism?
  92. Can we really attribute property P to an object with multiple parts which differ with respect to P?

  93. Logical proof of the existence of other dimensions

  94. Do we usually treat one object's attributes/properties as function values?

  95. Is it valid to calculate the probability of different metaphysical realities?

  96. Man's Relation to AI vs. God's Relation to Man

  97. Is there any reason to think that time is necessarily flowing "forwards" rather than backwards, or another direction completely?

  98. Why are French postmodern philosophers (like Baudrillard) so hard to read/understand?

  99. Examples of known or fallow existential symbioses between different scientific disciplines (in an essential, not merely engineering, sense)
  100. Must infinity involve repetitions?