metaphysics

  1. Does ought imply can?

  2. Is determinism compatible with reason?
  3. What are the best arguments against the existence of change?

  4. Is it necessary/possible to prove that facts exist?
  5. How is 'metaphysics' 'theories of the connections between what we see and what we can't see' and connected with 'ladder rungs'?
  6. How the air and earth elements have been seen in several cosmologies?
  7. Question about absoluteness

  8. Why do the professional mathematicians believe blindly in so meaningless concepts as Infinity?

  9. How can our actions be regarded as free if they are causally determined?

  10. Does God need to create mathematics?

  11. Why does Thomas Aquinas say that "in every composite there must be potentiality and actuality"?
  12. The Origin of Thought

  13. Paradox for permanent bodies?

  14. Clear tabular differences betweent kant's and aristotle's categories?
  15. What are four ways in which Kant 's categories are different from Aristotle's?

  16. What school of thought believes that gods do exist, but they are perfect and do not care about humans?
  17. What do philosophers make of intractable metaphysical controversies?

  18. A Metaphysical Question: A Real or Nonexistent Line?
  19. Did “Ostrich Nominalism” occur late in history?
  20. Relation between essentialism and realism

  21. Is change the only thing constant?
  22. How can we have a 'natural existence' for complex numbers?

  23. Should (/does) metaphysics care about physics?
  24. What does this criticism of Aristotle's philosophy mean exactly (from E Zeller)?

  25. What philosophical books criticizing secular morality are available?

  26. Why does Leibniz require monads to act in concert?
  27. When does metaphysics stop being speculation?
  28. What is the definition of physical? Is that definition clear enough to make the a distinction between physical and non-physical?
  29. Why were Kant's categories used in the mathematical category theory?

  30. Does Buddhism have a creation myth?
  31. Is Idealism incoherent as incapable of explaining activities without entities
  32. A priori and a posteriori within an axiomatic framework?
  33. eternal matter- does this syllogism prove it?

  34. What if anything does Aristotle's formal cause actually explain?
  35. Do we consider theoretical physics as metaphysical theories?

  36. Imagine that you look at yourself as a cat, what do you think of your own behavior?

  37. why did Kant say the only truly “good” thing in this world “without exception” is a “good will”?
  38. How do we know that a photon has some physical form before we observe it?

  39. Is the Universe real or complex?

  40. Physics, Theoretical Understanding and the Limits of Human Knowledge/Understanding
  41. Motivations for Mathematical Platonism

  42. Was Aristotle the earliest Founder of Deism?

  43. What is Jonathan Schaffers view on modality?

  44. What are numbers?what are they, really —

  45. "→" is the symbol for material implication. Is there such a thing as "immaterial implication"?
  46. Should viable philosophical theories not always be consistent with science?

  47. Have David Wolpert's findings really "slammed the door" on scientific determinism?

  48. Questions on non-ontology

  49. Could someone help me out with Quine's theory of ontological commitment?

  50. Are all concepts polar ?

  51. Are time and space just containers or are they autonomous physical objects?
  52. What was Cantor's philosophical reason for accepting the infinite but rejecting the infinitesimal?
  53. Does the "God of gaps" argument works in metaphysics too?

  54. Why is there something instead of nothing?

  55. Clarification/Explanation of Mackie's Argument from Queerness Against Ethical Realism

  56. Kripke's conception of rigidity criticism

  57. Does current metaphysics answer Jacobi's critique of foundationalism?

  58. Causality vs. implication

  59. Kant and the Categorical Imperatives
  60. Is there a One True Set Theory?

  61. Can there be cause and effect without time?
  62. how a definition for an object is arrived

  63. What is the difference between metaphysics and ontology?

  64. Contemporary philosophy of nature?

  65. Can we doubt the existence of our thoughts and feelings? How?

  66. How do we establish whether something is possible/impossible
  67. In what sense if any could something without mass or energy exist?

  68. Are human beings aggregates?

  69. In a Many Worlds scenario, where everything is possible, what is the point of choice?
  70. Why would this not resolve the Sorites paradox?
  71. Extra sensory perception vs Artificial Intelligence

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

  73. What is the difference between idealism and materialism?
  74. Is the concept of a universe of holographical nature discussed in philosophy?

  75. Explanatory power, ideological parsimony, and ontological parsimony.. differences?
  76. Absolute Truth in Mathematics

  77. Is the anthropic principle in physics falsifiable?

  78. What is the universal constant? Does one exist?
  79. How can something non-physical exist?
  80. By its definition, is it possible the thing-in-itself is also a phenomenon?

  81. Do we continue to live because "I can always die, but not always live"

  82. Where is the universe?

  83. What works have been done of applying theories about philosophy of mind to other branches of philosophy?

  84. What's the difference between "emergence" and "reductionism"?

  85. How do "I" know that "I" think?
  86. Can mathematics actually define 'one'?

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

  88. Can Something Exist in Nothing (Outside the bounds of our Universe)?

  89. If the universe came from "nothing", why is it assumed that there is no life after death?

  90. Does infinity exist in the real world,other than just in mathmatics?

  91. What is the name of the position that is skeptical about the existence of categories created by the mind?
  92. What branch of metaphysics studies things like "Nowhere", "Limbo", "Non-being", "Neither dead nor alive", "neither present nor absent"?

  93. What is Aristotle trying to say here?
  94. Why are French postmodern philosophers (like Baudrillard) so hard to read/understand?

  95. How many equivalence classes does the accessiblity relation have in S5?

  96. Why does the universe obey scientific laws?

  97. Can we characterize libertarianism without assuming moral realism?
  98. What changes if any would mean that I would cease to be me?
  99. What does 'personal' mean?

  100. Does the Axiom of Choice violate the law of excluded middle?