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Welcome Shoaib Would your topic change if you omitted 'capitalism' and referred simply to 'neo-liberalism' instead ? Perhaps it would - I only pose a question. Approach via logic One approach might be to consider if one could adopt Buddhism, Christianity or Islam and consistently support neo-liberal capitalism. E.g., is 'I am a Christian and I support ...


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The Market as God (2016) by Harvey Cox who is a theologian.


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Further scholarly sources (books and papers) that might be helpful: New Philosophy for New Media by Mark B. N. Hansen A Philosophy of Computer Art by Dominic McIver Lopes Digital Art and Meaning: reading kinetic poetry, text machines, mapping art, and interactive installations, By Roberto Simanowski Authenticity and computer art by Margaret A. Boden A ...


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Welcome Luna One article which might be of help is Christiane Paul's 'Renderngs of Digital Art', Leonardo, Vol. 35, No. 5, Tenth Anniversary New York Digital Salon (2002), pp. 471-474+476-484. The Abstract will make clear whether it is what you want: This essay identifies the current qualifier of choice, "new media," by explaining how this term is ...


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You might enjoy F.H.Bradley's Appearance and Reality, in which he analyses and sublates a list of everyday categories and distinctions. There is also G. S. Brown's Laws of Form, in which he presents a formal 'calculus of indications' where an 'indication' is a distinction or category-of-thought. There is also C.S Peirce, who did a great deal of work on ...


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It is hard to find because it does not exist. This quote, along with "When I let go of what I have, I receive what I need", are made up by John Heider in his 1985 Tao of Leadership. Here is from Taoistic: "This fake Lao Tzu quote is weird not only in the eyes of Lao Tzu, but in those of just about every ancient thinker. They would all agree that I have to ...


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Interpreted narrowly, your question seems related to the problem of (data) fishing, where someone investigates hypothesis after hypothesis on the data until getting statistical significance on one (without correcting for the number of hypotheses considered), so that in all likelihood it was just a fluke. This is a well understood problem. Interpreted more ...


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This is closely related to the "Cosmological Argument" for the existence of God. In one form it says that everything has a cause, the chain can't go back for ever, so the primary cause of everything must be God. You are including God in the cosmos so as presented that argument isn't going to work out of the box. A way out of this might be the "Ontological ...


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Karl Jaspers in the introduction of his three volume work about The Greatest Philosophers presented some arguments about their grouping which he listed there: Volume I The Paradigmatic Individuals: Socrates. Buddha. Confucius. Jesus. The Seminal Founders of Philosophical Thought: Plato. Augustine. Kant. Metaphysicians coming from the origin: Anaximander. ...


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In English and in line with the ordinary language philosophers who appeal to definitions not based on abstruse metaphysical speculation but rather ordinary language description, strength has several meanings with respect to force: Strength used colloquially can be seen as that which has the potential to exert force as in a strong man or powerful motor. A ...


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strength is the capacity to resist a force without failure or compromise. something or someone who is strong will not break when a force is applied. power is the speed with which work can be performed. something or someone who is powerful can perform a lot of work in a short time. work occurs when a force applied to something causes it to move. useful ...


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I hate the fossil fuels industry. Yet I take a bus to work. I don't have a choice, because, like you, I'd lose my job and starve if I didn't take the bus. The situation you describe is too complex to expect someone to boycott the store. Suppose you did find another vegan store nearby. Problem solved. But is this vegan store really clean, or does it have ...


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There is a lot of current writing on this. Here is a recent article covering some of the issues: Artificial intelligence: where’s the philosophical scrutiny? And here is a recent book: Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind


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Regarding the issue of monism and special and general relativity, any useful answer to this question requires mastery of the mathematics that underlies both SR and GR. It also requires a compelling mechanistic connection be made between that math and monism in general. Absent either of these, the idea of tying monism to relativity or otherwise relating ...


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Yes you should care because after 5 minutes you are already a different person who just happens now to have a twin sister whom people are talking about murdering. In the "Many Worlds" interpretation of QM this happens all the time anyway. Most of us don't worry too much about what happens to the versions of us in all the parallel universes because we've got ...


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Zhuangzi’s Butterfly Dream is a Taoism tale that ponders on dreams ref here "Once upon a time, I, Zhuangzi, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly. I was conscious only of my happiness as a butterfly, unaware that I was Zhuangzi. Soon I awakened, and there I was, veritably myself again. ...


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1817 lectures PhilPapers translates the title as Lectures on Logic and Metaphysics (from Wyss's announcement of the find in Hegel-Studien). Here is the German edition Vorlesungen über Logik und Metaphysik, Heidelberg 1817, Hamburg: Meiner (1992). The publisher's description explains (my translation): "It was not until 1984 that the postscript of a ...


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Kant's entire theory revolves around solving the problem of "transcendental illusion." Hallucinations he says are differentiable from real perceptions via application of the principles of the understanding. Note that Kant does not think "the moon isn't there when no one is looking," as he directly expresses in the section of the first Critique on community ...


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This is from the Internet Enc. of Philosophy https://www.iep.utm.edu/phen-red/ "...since we are always already in a world, the first task of epistemology is to properly and accurately describe what is already the case; and we can do this only if we begin with a thorough examination of consciousness itself and carry that examination all the way back to the “...


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The following account of Husserlian phenomenological reduction might make clearer what is involved in the reduction. Some of Husserl's characterisations of the reduction come close to examples; and in the References there are suggestions for further reading in which examples are to be found: We must begin by rehearsing, once again, Husserl's descriptions ...


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The quote is not Camus'. But, apparently, misquoting Camus, or even fabricating quotes is something of an enterprise. Gaetani even has papaer on it The noble art of misquoting Camus. They include "I would rather live my life as if there is a God, and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't, and die to find out there is", "Don't walk ...


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The key to this lies in the first line: "Man is a Spirit but what is Spirit?" He goes on to say that spirit is a tension. Contemporary science claims that humans are no different than any other animals. This is the empiricist/behaviorist fallacy which still haunts us today. This Kierkegaardian 'tension' pushes and pulls at us attempting to tear apart our ...


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Maybe it can be thought of along the lines of Frankfurt's second-order desires, except instead of nth-order impulses, we think of "desires of agency." I mean, do we or do we not want to have nondeterministic free will, and is it possible for this desire (and attendant beliefs, "false" or not) to cause actions? But what strict effect follows from a belief ...


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... and the dictionary being just a set of self-references would be completely useless. You've just noticed that knowledge (not only regarding the term) is based on a set of tautologies. Kant already suggested that. In such case we can take it to the extreme: you are asking a useless question, since any answer would be based on facts you already know. But ...


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