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A loose title covering : the individual, the experience of choice, and the absence of rational understanding of the universe with a consequent dread or sense of absurdity in human life.
The doctrine that every event has a cause. The main philosophical interest of determinism has been in assessing its implications for free will.
Semantics, in philosophy, often refers to "relation between signs and the things to which they refer and is seen, often, within the school of rhetoric.
Physics is the natural science that involves the study of matter and its motion through space and time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. More broadly, it is the general analysis o…
Questions related to René Descartes (31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650)
Artificial intelligence means making a computer do something that appears clever to humans. Fully general artificial intelligence remains an elusive and far-off goal; but many relatively 'intelligent'…
Psychology is an academic and applied discipline that involves the scientific study of mental functions and behaviours.
The ethical theory that answers all questions of what to do, what to admire, or how to live, in terms of maximizing *utility* or happiness.
Society in general refers to a group of people who have distinctive cultural relations and institutions sharing the same territory. These organised groups of people associate for some specific purpose…
Aesthetics is the study of the beautiful. It is one of the classical sub-disciplines of philosophy.
Metaethics is the attempt to understand the metaphysical, epistemological, semantic, and psychological, presuppositions and commitments of moral thought, talk, and practice.
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Analytic philosophy is one of two major branches of philosophy defined by its emphasis on formal logic, philosophy of language and scientism. Prevalent in the Anglo-American world from the early 20th …
Idealism is the metaphysical belief that reality is immaterial and based upon mental constructs.
Phenomenology is a philosophical movement associated with Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Jean-Paul Sartre. It is also a philosophical study of the structures of experience…
The mind–body problem is the problem of explaining how our mental states, events and processes—like beliefs, actions and thinking—are related to the physical states,events and processes in our bodies,…
David Hume is a 18th century philosopher and contemporary of Immanuel Kant. He is best known for his skeptics views, empirical analysis, and naturalist positions.
The Scientific Method is meant to answer questions based on observation and experimentation.
Questions related to the works of the German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770 – 1831), who was an important figure of German Idealism.
Usually a physical death: permanent state after the end of life, where all vital functions stop. Sometimes in a different context, e.g. spiritual death
Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) was a German philosopher
Bertrand Russell (1872–1970) was a British philosopher and logician who is regarded as one of the founders of analytic philosophy and modern logic.
Philosophy of law (or legal philosophy) is concerned with providing a general philosophical analysis of law and legal institutions. (ref. [IEP](https://iep.utm.edu/law-phil/)
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Atheism is (in a broad sense) a skeptic attitude towards the belief in deities. In a narrower sense, atheism rejects the existence of deities at all.
Empiricism is the view that knowledge comes from sense experience.
The relationship among signs and the kinds of things they intend, express, or signify; a concept central to semantics which is the study of how meaning comes about.