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Questions related to literary theory, i.e. the body of frameworks, ideas and methods about how to interpret literature.
something that is culpable for the outcome of actions taken. What this implies can be radically different depending upon the school of thought, metaphysical relationship held, as well…
one who believes it impossible to know anything about God or about the creation of the universe and refrains from commitment to any religious doctrine.
Zeno of Elea (commonly known as Zeno) was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher. He is well-known for Zeno's paradoxes. Not to be confused with Zeno of Citium, a lesser-known Hellenistic philosopher.
absurdism addresses the human struggle for meaning, purpose, and application of labels, in a universe that will not permit the application.
Alan Turing was a computer scientist during World War 2. Working for the British Government Code and Cypher School, he developed a machine capable of breaking the German Enigma encryption. Turing addr…
To be used when discussing the philosophical concept of universals.
One of the greatest American philosophers, Peirce was James's and Dewey's teacher. However, his pragmatism—which he preferred to call "pragmaticism"—differed radically from James's and Dewey's positiv…