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Use for questions about sets, functions on sets, cardinality, set-theoretic axioms, set-theoretic paradoxes, philosophical interpretations of set theory, etc.
Rationality is 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…
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Ancient philosophy consists, at least in the west, of the work by philosophers before around ~480 CE.
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Computational theory is 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?
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Nihilism is a type of philosophical view that variously considers life as without objective meaning or without intrinsic value.
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Realism is 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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Karl Marx is a political philosopher and author of the Marxist theory of government and economics.
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Use for questions about the properties, nature, or definition of infinitude.
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Materialism is 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.
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Socrates was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers, esp…
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a religion of eastern and central Asia that is based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha
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The term `continental philosophy` refers to the trends of philosophy prevalent in the European continent, particularly in 19th-20th century France and Germany. Philosophical ideas that fall beneath th…
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[St. Thomas Aquinas][1] (1225–1274), scholastic philosopher, Catholic theologian, and most famous commentator on Aristotle. [Thomism][2] is his school of thought. [1]: http://plato.stanford.edu/e…
for questions relating to what, if anything, the quantum mechanical formalism and experimental results say about the way the world works.
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Evolution is the change in the characteristics of a species over time.
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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…
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