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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?
(in a broad sense) a skeptic attitude towards the belief in deities. In a narrower sense, atheism rejects the existence of deities at all.
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.
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 view that the statements of a subject matter refer to what is real and therefore could be assigned a definite true or false valuation if we knew what that valuation should be. A realist n…
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Sir Karl Raimund Popper (1902 – 1994) was an Austrian philosopher. He is noted for critical rationalism and promoting empirical falsification in science.
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.
Frederic Brenton Fitch (1908 – 1987) was an American logician who taught at Yale. He invented the Fitch-style for natural deduction. He is also famous for the paradox of knowability. The tag may also …
a form of deductive reasoning described by Aristotle containing two premises and a conclusion. Each of the premises and the conclusion contain a subject and a predicate.