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Purpose and history of university examinations in philosophy

I would add, demonstrating knowledge of important topics or fields. Knowing about specific thought experiments and the way they've been explored and developed, helps focus on dilemmas and ...
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Is there an ontological distinction between magic and the supernatural?

It seems to me that magic is referring to the intervention of someone in the (accepted) laws of a system in order to attain something that otherwise cound not be attained, metaphorically speaking &...
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Is there an ontological distinction between magic and the supernatural?

As a preamble, I consider it to be poor practice to use the term "supernatural" for the non-physical. "Natural" has a very clear meaning in epistemology -- it describes the items/...
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Is there an ontological distinction between magic and the supernatural?

There are technical philosophical glosses of the concept of magic in modern fantasy writing. The problematique starts at the narrative level: "Is the guiding problem of the story a problem posed ...
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Is there an ontological distinction between magic and the supernatural?

There is no such thing as supernatural. Everything that exists is natural. Magic comes in two flavours: Entertainment magic creates an illusion of something impossible. "Real" magic is ...
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Is there an ontological distinction between magic and the supernatural?

The range of supernaturalism is much broader and more general than the religious doctrines contained in the Book of Concord. Taking the definitions from wikipedia (emphasis J.W.): The supernatural is ...
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Where can I find "The Jewish Problem" by Bruno Bauer since it is not available in Amazon, please?

The best way is often to look for a worldcat entry. This shows you all the libraries in your area that have the book. Per interlibrary loan, you should easily be able to get it to a place close to you....
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Which philosopher is most famous for his view on academic freedom, and in which text?

There are a few different philosophers who have written about academic freedom, but the most famous is probably John Stuart Mill. In his text On Liberty, Mill argues that individuals should be free to ...
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