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Why is ancient Asian philosophy so implicit and allegorical compared to the ancient Greek philosophy which seems more explicit and abstract?

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What are some of the most effective arguments against stoicism?

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Did Zeno of Sidon really write that any geometrical system must have some unstated assumptions?

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When does the concept of "sense data" first appear in philosophy?

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Are there any philosophers after Kant but before Peirce that developed the Kantian concept of schema further?

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Who was the first philosopher to build a comprehensive philosophy around the concept of power?

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Does anyone know where the following ideas are found in Peirce's collected works?

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What are the reasons as to why many important ancient philosophers ascribed to stoicism whereas few ancient philosophers were epicurians?

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What did Aristotle and Plato think of each other?

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What was Roger Bacon's contribution to the sign-interpreter relation in semiotics?

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Is having "skin in the game" always beneficial in "thought and action" as Taleb seems to think?

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Did C.S Peirce ever express anything in the same vein to meaning holism?

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Did C.S Peirce ever express anything close to the paradigm shift concept?

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Who was the first to state that scientific theories are sets of statements or propositions?

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Who are some 19th century philosophers to posit something akin to meaning holism and how did they argue in favor of it?

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Does this sentence of Kant contains in an embryonic form some of the critical parts of his later work, "Critique of Pure Reason"?

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What is the current state of the Philosophy of Video Games?

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Which unary or binary logical operators existed in logic before 1854 besides 'and', 'or', and 'not'?

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Was Peirce the first to distinguish objective and subjective possibilities?

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What are the similarities between Zellig Harris' work and Chomsky's early work of Generative grammars?

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What's the relation of semiotics to cybernetics?

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Who was the first known philosopher to posit that mathematical thoerems are too idealized to represent anything in reality? [closed]

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What did John of Salisbury write about the concepts of "logical depth and breadth"?

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Did the philosophy of Heidegger lead to any advances in scientific knowledge? [closed]

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Did Anselm of Canterbury know any Greek philosophy?

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What are the most probable interpretations of the following Confucius' quote?

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Does the concept of thinking/learning of something better when you have "skin in the game" originate with Taleb?

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Is C.G. Jung considered a respectable philosopher by professional philosophers?

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Are there any generalization of the lexical hypothesis that are being studied in philosophy?

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Who are the philosophical successors of Kuhn?