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The position that only one's own existence can be demonstrated to exist (and that everything and everyone else cannot.)
a 17th century English philosopher. Locke had a profound influence in the realm of political philosophies.
a French philosopher that studied ethics, epistomology, and social constructs.
For questions regarding the epistemological view opposing empiricism. Rationalism, traditionally associated with philosophers like Descartes, Leibniz and Spinoza, emphasizes reason, rather than experi…
an approach to philosophy that uses the methodological techniques and empirically driven results of neuroscience to answer philosophical problems. Central to neurophilosophy are que…
For questions about the work of John Searle (1932-), an american philosopher working in the analytic tradition.
Thomas Kuhn (1922 – 1996) was an American physicist, historian and philosopher of science. His most influential work was his 1962 book 'The Structure of Scientific Revolutions'.
Questions related to the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus (341–270 BC), who founded a school of philosophy known as Epicureanism.
'Philosophy of History' shouldn't be confused with 'History of Philosophy'
Gilles Deleuze was a French philosopher who wrote influentially about a wide variety of subjects. Many of his most important questions and themes were grounded in aesthetic investigations; his body of…
a principle, created by William of Ockham, that can be summarized as "Among competing hypotheses, the one with the fewest assumptions should be selected".