Could Science and Philosophy be focused too much on physical states and not enough on dynamic processes? [closed]
Many times I've read about machines or processes being described as a collection of only physical states and not as a set of 'interacting' processes. A physical STATE is not a process which might have ...
Many attempts to interpret quantum mechanics do so by looking at three nested systems. The largest system is essentially the universe or the environment. The smallest system is the one being observed ...
On one hand we have sovereign nation states with stable, recognised borders. On the other hand there can be groups of people inside them that want to split off to become independent, or join a ...
What is the ultimate definition of being awake? These are my considerations: At night, when I sleep, I can't say I am a sleep. But when I think about it the next morning, I would say I was asleep. ...
While reading Søren Kierkegaard's "The Concept of Anxiety", I asked myself how much of the temporal interpretation of dialectic and the interaction between state and transition (leap) are original to ...
The problem of illegalisation is that crimes have to be controlled and prevented by the state (police) and this assignment can never be concluded (of course crime will still happen and not every ...
According to Marx, in capitalism, what role does the state play? Is it independent of the economy? Also, does the exploitation of the proletariat by the bourgeoisie, have anything to do with the state ...
Suppose a child is born. In the entire world, that person will inherit his parent's nationality, hence, becoming citizen of a certain country. (Or two countries, in specific cases.) That means that ...
Is it coherent for a government to punish a person for taking agency from another person by taking away their agency in turn?
Starting with the supposition that we want to allow humans agency, insofar as it does not infringe upon the agency of others, what punishments can a state impose that do not make them guilty of the ...