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Alexander S King
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How can an uneducated but rational person differentiate between science and religion? [closed]

28 votes
12 answers
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How can one argue against income inequality while defending achievement and expertise inequality - beyond invoking Rawls' difference principle?

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4 answers
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How do defenders of libertarian freewill reconcile it with constraints imposed by the laws of physics?

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4 answers
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What did Nietzsche and Marx think of each other?

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12 answers
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How can something non-physical exist?

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5 answers
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Theories of Everything as a hold over from monotheism?

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5 answers
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How can one refute John Searle's "syntax is not semantics" argument against strong AI?

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3 answers
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What are the philosophical consequences of the undecidability of the spectral gap in quantum theory?

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3 answers
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Does Google's latest translation tool support Jerry Fodor's Language of Thought Hypothesis?

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9 answers
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Can one speak unambiguously of "the" scientific method?

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8 answers
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Does causality always require time?

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15 answers
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On Atheists who are sympathetic to religion?

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6 answers
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Have there been any modern philosophical defenses of polytheism?

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5 answers
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What does "physical" mean to philosophers?

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11 answers
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If everything is theory laden, how can one argue against climate change deniers?

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6 answers
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Is there a demarcation problem for religions?

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1 answer
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Was Wittgenstein anticipating Gödel?

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9 answers
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Does refuting the fine-tuning argument for the existence of God necessarily require belief in a Multiverse?

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3 answers
732 views

Is it ever possible to objectively state that a piece of music or film, or a genre, is better, or more artistically valid than another?

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12 answers
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Can belief in science be considered a form of theism?

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Can someone be an atheist and subscribe to substance dualism at the same time?

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3 answers
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How did the logical positivists respond to Gödel's incompleteness theorem?

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5 answers
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How can a stream of thoughts and perceptions have freewill?

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7 answers
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How would Robert Nozick and Ayn Rand respond to the following moral dilemma?

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7 answers
699 views

Is there a philosophical basis for the conflation of the cultural left and the economic/fiscal left?

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9 answers
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What is the meaning of "There are questions that science can't answer"?

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5 answers
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Does Gödel's argument that minds are more powerful than computers have the inconsistency loophole?

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7 answers
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On the difference between "knowing" and "understanding"?

12 votes
2 answers
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Is Conway-Kochen's "free will" theorem about quantum measurements an argument for panpsychism?

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9 answers
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Is the theory of evolution a good basis for an argument against freewill?

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