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Is there any clue as to whether there are things that cannot be thought or expressed in thought?

Is there any clue as to whether there are things that cannot be thought or expressed in thought? Everything that can be thought may exist, but are there things that maybe we can't possibly express in ...
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Are Ideas Noumenal?

I've been studying Kant's philosophy recently and I haven't been able to get something straight. Quick question here: How does Kant's distinction between phenomena/noumena apply to ideas and thoughts? ...
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What if heroin was served instead of alcohol? [closed]

If instead of alcohol heroin would have been part of the alcoholic beverages that are sold and served everywhere. And alcohol was extracted from plants like heroin is now. Would the attitude to heroin ...
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What's the difference between Imaginary Thinking and Imaginal Thinking?

What's the difference between Imaginary Thinking and Imaginal Thinking? I hear somebody say the Imaginary Thinking is belong Imaginal Thinking, is it true? please give me a detail explanation.
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What's the difference between Inductive thought and Convergent thinking?

What's the difference between Inductive thought and Convergent thinking? To my point of view, in Inductive thought, aim to get the common attribute from the experimental objects, but Convergent ...
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How do philosophers transfer ideas into words?

I was contemplating reality as a simulation when I had a eureka thought. The thought (or idea) is how the simulation creator and the simulated relate to each other. It came to me all in a flash, but ...
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Do modern philosophers of mind believe that thinking is a symbolic or visual process by nature?

Do some philosophers regard thinking as a symbolic process only because they don't actually think for themselves -- rather, like most of us, they are "having thoughts", their ...