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Are there any parallels in other religions to the philosophy of Anekantavada found in Jainism?

At its basic Anekantavada is the doctrine of accommodation of multiple viewpoints into its fold. Basically, a pluralistic or diversity accommodative philosophy it is. Does any other philosophical ...
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Is naturalism falsifiable?

From Wikipedia: In philosophy, naturalism is the idea or belief that only natural laws and forces (as opposed to supernatural ones) operate in the universe.[1] Naturalism is not so much a special ...
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How do the philosophical notions of schemas and paradigms differ?

In analytical philosophy, both schemas and paradigms are powerful conceptual structures for modeling phenomena, and I wonder which features define and differentiate them. Schemas (as explored in ...
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Did the later Kuhn write that when he said "theory" he meant "disciplinary matrix"/"paradigm"?

In his later writings (from 1969 on), Thomas Kuhn stopped talking about "paradigms" or "disciplinary matrixes" and started talking about "theories" instead. Some Kuhnians ...
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