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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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(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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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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the metaphysical belief that reality is immaterial and based upon mental constructs.
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a religion of eastern and central Asia that is based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha
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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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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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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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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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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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W.V.O. Quine (1908-2000) was a prominent 20th century analytic philosopher.
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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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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.
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Qualia refers to the phenomenal character of subjective experience.