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the use of reason to find the truth based on facts and to decide how to act to achieve desired goals. Also use this tag for questions regarding any view or intellectual movement which h…
the study of calculations. Important questions are: what can be computed? How quickly can it be computed? What requirements or abilities must a computer have?
the metaphysical belief that reality is immaterial and based upon mental constructs.
a religion of eastern and central Asia that is based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha
a form of philosophical monism which holds the fundamental basis of reality is matter and all mental states are caused by states of this material world.
should not be used.** For questions about the nature of meaning, please use "philosophy-of-language" if you want to ask about the meaning of some quote or idea, please use the nam…
Questions related to the work of Kurt Gödel. Please mind the spelling of his last name: "Gödel". If you cannot or don't know how to create the "ö", you might also write his name as "Goedel". In all ca…
for questions relating to what, if anything, the quantum mechanical formalism and experimental results say about the way the world works.
W.V.O. Quine (1908-2000) was a prominent 20th century analytic philosopher.