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29 votes
14 answers
11k views

Since words are defined in terms of other words in dictionaries, leading to infinite loops, does it mean natural languages are meaningless?

6 votes
7 answers
537 views

How is free-will formally defined as distinct from determinism, randomness and determinism-randomness hybrid to support moral responsibility?

3 votes
5 answers
296 views

Can any correct logical reasoning in natural language sentences be translated into a formal mathematical proof?

3 votes
4 answers
359 views

If two brains A and B were 100% identical, why would A's self-awareness emerge in A instead of emerging in B and viceversa?

3 votes
4 answers
247 views

Is the phenomenom of “subjective consciousness” or “qualia” formally captured by any state-of-the-art Theoretical Model in Physics?

3 votes
4 answers
720 views

Is it unfair to eternally punish people in hell if determinism is true?

3 votes
2 answers
975 views

Is this really an omniscience vs free-will paradox?

1 vote
5 answers
2k views

If consciousness is an emergent property of brain state, does this mean that we can only truly exist for 1 Planck unit of time?

1 vote
1 answer
155 views

Is it possible for the "feeling of having a rational thought" to be an illusion? If so, how can you have any confidence whatsoever in your thoughts?

1 vote
3 answers
531 views

Is there a fundamental ontology in Physics? What is the universe fundamentally "made of" according to Physics?

0 votes
2 answers
155 views

Is there any formal axiomatized definition of Determinism in First Order Logic (FOL), or any other logical system for that matter?