Philosophy

The corner for philosophy discussion. Mature and informed discussion only, please.
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Advanced Philosophy Resources 0 4,755
Philosophy Jokes
by bakgat
17 2,168
The ideology of Magic colours 15 619
Is death "bad"? 89 7,243
Science MUST include the Immaterial to be correct
by Taylor
63 2,692
At what point do you not have free will? 44 1,622
Normative Evolutionary Ethics
by Taylor
219 11,282
What is the root of all evil? 77 5,395
Euthanasia 51 1,363
Can omnipotence actually exist in our physical universe? 35 1,344
Would you torture and/or kill if...
by Ed.
14 1,130
Moral Arguments for Meat Eating (or against vegetarianism)
by Oppo28
253 25,068
Stupid Philosophy Tricks: paradoxes of omniscience 10 1,573
A computational unpacking of compatibilist free will 1 412
Philosophy majors score highest on GRE verbal and writing - why? 28 2,770
Help me grapple with this argument about moral relativism.
by LogicX
102 7,764
Morality of Apathy 25 2,594
Do I have a gross misunderstanding of Wittgenstein, or is this a counterexample? 6 827
Help me analyze a quote? 3 702
A Problem for Determinism 23 2,046
"The Right Kind of Happy" 3 847
Arm Phasers! 6 826
Science and Engineering
by melkor7
14 1,516
No Free Will ? 58 4,091
Is Everything Permissible? 25 3,864
To kill a stranger for money or power: Would you do it?
by sdematt
257 20,138
Omniscience or Omnipotence 30 2,785
Is Bertrand Russel's "Problems of Philosophy" a good first book? 4 892
What, actually, is life? 13 1,368
Would dog scientists have discovered the Big Bang? 15 2,306
Philosophers and their personal lives, do they matter? 12 1,379
Musashi's Dokkodo 10 1,276
is death a metaphorical god? 9 1,111
When is coercion ethical? 10 1,342
Science and philosophical laws 46 5,773
Water in the Desert 18 1,997
Philosophical Discussions on Government 73 4,671
The Philosophy of Information 16 1,853
Aristotle vs. Jesus 12 2,345
Socrates, Plato, or Aristotle: Who is the true master? 10 1,976
A Question On Probability
by Ilvaldi
104 7,552
Where Did Everything Begin? 15 1,819
pseudo-philosophy
by melkor7
29 5,577
Is Hardship Necessary to Achieve Wisdom? 28 4,481
Would you take +10 yrs of healthy life by stealing 1 second from everybody else's? 34 5,270
Suicide Lottery and Population Control 8 2,018
The road to hell.....
by damancy
23 2,532
Is philosophy universal?
by peps
45 4,266
Leiter Reports - The Top 20 Philosophers of all Time 66 10,161
Is Delaying But Not Preventing Doomsday a Meaningful Accomplishment? 17 2,595