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Confusion about subjectivity

I am having some confusions about subjectivism. I am a pretty new to this subject. Here is my question: Subjectivists believe that everything is subjective, including philosophy and morals. So, how ...
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Critique and criticism and counter to that, of the Karma doctrine of Indian religions?

The three main religions generally considered of Eastern origin - Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism - have a common doctrine of the concept of Karma-theory and subsequent infinite rebirth of the soul (...
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Is there a logical fallacy for falsely dismissing criticism as snobbery?

From Richard Nixon to Spiro Agnew to todays Marvel fans, there seems to be a particular penchant for framing light criticism, scepticism or even simple disagreement by others as snobbery/elitism. '...
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Has any contemporary philosopher argued that philosophy is dead?

Today a friend told me that Stephen Hawking claimed in 2010 that philosophy was dead. I've searched about this and indeed: he wrote that philosophy is ‘dead’ since it hasn’t kept up with the latest ...
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Robert Sapolsky ideas critics

I'm searching for critics of Robert Sapolsky "Behave". Could you recomend any materials? Thanks!
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Can there be a general definition for what is criticism and what is not? [closed]

Can there be a general definition for what is criticism and what is not? And what e.g. distinguishes criticism from harrasment?
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