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Debunking Philosophy: The Foolish Quest for Infallibility

In The Theory of Imitation, specifically in the discussion of free will and determinism, I pointed out that the age-old debate about whether human beings have free will, or whether our actions are determined, is completely pointless because… 4.126 palabras más

Act I: Philosophical Misadventures

Locke, Berkeley, & Empiricism: Crash Course Philosophy #6

This week we answer skeptics like Descartes with empiricism. Hank explains John Locke’s primary and secondary qualities and why George Berkeley doesn’t think that distinction works — leaving us with literally nothing but our minds, ideas, and perceptions.

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Doubt the Darkness

If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. 329 palabras más

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All is Mind: A Fresh Look at Spinozan Panpsychism, part 1 of 2

“So then, who are you? The organism is inseparable from its environment, so you are the organism-environment. You are no less than the whole universe. Each one of you is the universe expressed in the place you feel as here and now.

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I think, therefore I am. –René Descartes

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On the Moral Standing of Artificial Intelligence

Ever since there has been research into artificial intelligence there has always been people who have said that researching AI is a horrible idea and that AI could easily be the end of the human race, as countless science fiction writers have shown. 4.067 palabras más

Skeptisisme : Sebuah Paradigma yang Mudah Sekali Disalahartikan

Identitas itu mudah sekali dikotak-kotakkan oleh para ilmuwan. Ahli filsafat saja mengkotak-kotakkan paradigma filsafat menjadi tiga bentuk yang paling besar yaitu ; Rasionalisme, Empirisme dan Skeptisisme. 365 palabras más

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