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Can you prove anything in philosophy?

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What are/were the main criticisms of logical positivism?

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Is logical positivism "dead" today?

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What responses have there been to Popper's idea of theory-laden observation?

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Are systems of logic that don't follow or extend garden-variety FOL possible?

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What are the fundamental differences between the belief system of science and religious belief systems?

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What are the key differences between pragmatism and conventionalism?

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What is Nietzsche saying about Physics in Beyond Good and Evil?

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Claims that we know (virtually) nothing - can they be refuted?

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Are all non self-referential statements true or false?

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What are some good resources for Analytically trained philosophers to get into more "continental" figures?

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How do Logical Positivists respond to the "Positivism is self-defeating" argument

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Are there any interesting examples of a formal system that can prove its own consistency?

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What is the difference between mathematical reasoning and philosophical reasoning?

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What's the big deal with Gödel's second incompleteness theorem?

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How does "Process Reliabilism" differ from Coherentism and Foundationalism?

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How are epistemological and ontological realism related?

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Is instrumentalism popular in contemporary philosophy of science?

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Feyerabend's criticism against the fetishes of rationalism

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Could the Pyrrhonians be wrong?

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What is the role of philosophy according to the Tractatus

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Understanding the syntax of subsitution

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What is the difference between a fictional concept and an abstract concept?