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Analytic philosophy focusses on these key areas: language & logic metaphysics epistemology Your classification includes a number of non-analytic topics including: axiology, social epistemology, culture, political philosophy see 'Analytic Philosophy: An Anthology' ed. Martinich and Sosa


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An idiom used in literary and philosophical contexts derives from the myth of Sisyphus itself (the Greek original, not Camus' version), Sisyphean task or labor. Camus gave the myth an additional connotation related to the conception of life's absurdity in existentialism. Etymonline traces its English use back to 1590-s (spelled "Sisyphian" ...


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A central issue for theories of intentionality (intentionalism following the tradition of phenomenology) has been the problem of intentional inexistence: to determine the ontological status of the entities which are the objects of intentional states. This is particularly relevant for your case of hallucination. According to this wikipedia on intentionality, ...


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Cyclic cosmologies, like the dharmachakra and the bhavacakra of Buddhist thought, imply or illustrate this, although in the context of pointing beyond to a different way to be. Antinatalism is arguably one response to perception of life as an endless treadmill. You could point to consciousness as at odds pr potentially so, to the Darwinian requirement that ...


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Fractal. ... which implies that the whole MUST represent the parts and vice versa. This is the reason: Since you use the terms whole and parts, this answer refers to the systems theory. To start, it is of key importance to know why does the systems theory approach a whole made of interrelated parts. This is because the most common mechanism to resolve a ...


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Hermeneutic circle was not invented to exactly support Holism. St. Augustine of Hippo was the first philosopher and theologian to have introduced the hermeneutic cycle to explain the puzzled, entangled and cyclic relation between faith and reason. Modern existentialist Martin Heidegger hold similar hermeneutic position and argued that both artists and art ...


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It seems like you are set against a whole major strand of philosophical thinking, Nondualism. The Yogacara school of Buddhism which is nearly synonymous with Mahayana, is called the 'mind only' school, rejects the idea that any phenomena can be outside the mind. The metaphor Indra's Net helps understand reality like this, as composite of subjectivities, or ...


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I'd have to agree with others that there seems to be a confusion of philosophical terms here, and that in any case these may not readily translate into psychological terms. The noumenal is almost always associated with Kant's Ding an Sich, which is not accessible to human perception, conceptualization, or consciousness in any sense. This should not be ...


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What I'm searching for is a word or term that describes the inability to recognize the difference between phenomenal and noumenal. Following Kant, phenomena is what we perceive, the thing as it appears. Noumena is the reason of such appearance, what we cannot perceive, the thing in itself. Then, the noumena is the thing in itself, something we cannot ...


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I'm surprised no one has pointed this out yet, but what about Satanism? You acknowledge the existence of God but then worship the devil. It's been done for centuries.


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Each concerns itself with a different type of inference. Formal logic is concerned with formal inferences. For formal inferences, the meanings of terms are defined by the logic you're using, then that meaning determines validity. Material logic is concerned with material inferences. For material inferences, the meaning of terms is determined outside the ...


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