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Cody Gray
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Does a negative claimant have a burden of proof?

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Was Socrates a fictional character invented by Plato?

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Does humanism's rejection of God necesitate relativism?

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What would Kant do when two categorical imperatives conflict? Could he ever justify lying?

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Was Nietzsche making fun of the military mindset when he said "That which does not kill me, makes me stronger"?

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What philosophical views are there on the problem of boredom?

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Passages validating Goethe as Nietzsche's Übermensch?

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What is the philosophical equivalent of mathematical proofs?

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What are the major criticisms of Alain Badiou's claim that mathematics is ontology?

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What, if anything, is the difference between ethics and moral philosophy?

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What are prominent attacks of Rawls' "veil of ignorance" argument? Which liberal philosophers have advanced it?

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How does Nietzsche define and characterize "freedom" throughout his works?

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What is a straight-forward method for distinguishing pragmatic from utilitarian action or thought?

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Where and how can I get started in contemporary philosophy?

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

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What is the symbol (c with a line through it)?

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What does this quotation suggest about Gurus in religion?

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How can a nation be legitimized in declaring sovereignty over newborns?

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What is the practical usefulness of post-modernist sociology à la Foucault, e.g. of the insight that "insanity is merely a label applied by society"?

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What are the fundamental philosophical questions reflected in the American legal system?

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What is postmodernism?

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Is 'equality' ultimately grounded in empirical observation?

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Is the argument that a claim is "too strange to be made up" an appeal to logos or pathos?

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Altruistic acts lead to an erosion of motivation. A word to describe this?

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What does Marxism envision as the role of the state in the economy?

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Who said they were hiding in the woods?

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Can a person be Psychological Egoist and Ethical Egoist at the same time?

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Does the Scientific Method of research apply to philosophy?

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What is the name of the view that everything is composed of four elements?

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Which contemporary philosophers deal with the concept of honour without dismissing it out of hand?