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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?
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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…
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(in a broad sense) a skeptic attitude towards the belief in deities. In a narrower sense, atheism rejects the existence of deities at all.
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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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a religion of eastern and central Asia that is based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha
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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…
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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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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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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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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 …
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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.
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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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[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…
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a religious belief, historically based on Jewish roots. The central tenet of this religion is the belief that Jesus is the Son of God.
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W.V.O. Quine (1908-2000) was a prominent 20th century analytic philosopher.
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