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Aug 28, 2012 by Robert
Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate;” or “Plurality should not be posited without necessity.” A philosophical proposition that has shaped our world view.
Jul 17, 2012 by Robert
Can machines think ? Computer genius Alan Turing tried to answer this philosophical question by devising the Turing test. You might be surprised to find that you take part in this regularly with CAPTCHAs
Apr 13, 2012 by Robert
Why does the universe have all the right physical characteristics to support intelligent life. How probable is it ? Does the universe only exist at all once it has conscious observers ?
Mar 23, 2012 by Robert
What would you say if scientists could show that brain activity to press a button occurred 7 seconds before you consciously made the decision to even do so ?
Jan 13, 2012 by Robert
Thought experiments are mental hypotheses, used by philosophers as ways of illuminating complex ideas. Here’s 5 of the top hot topics.
Jun 24, 2011 by Robert
The Mind-Body problem. One of philosophy’s great topics of conjecture and debate. How are mental phenomena explicable in terms of, or otherwise related to, physical states and events in the body ?
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