Philosophy

The corner for philosophy discussion. Mature and informed discussion only, please.
Topic Latest Post Replies Views
Advanced Philosophy Resources 0 4,869
Life or Death Probability Game 5 69
Is it wrong to think first world people are worth more then third world people? 11 265
The ideology of Magic colours 21 1,068
Would you torture and/or kill if...
by Ed.
16 1,315
Philosophy Jokes
by bakgat
17 2,296
Is death "bad"? 89 7,443
Science MUST include the Immaterial to be correct
by Taylor
63 2,930
At what point do you not have free will? 44 1,705
Normative Evolutionary Ethics
by Taylor
219 11,451
What is the root of all evil? 77 5,502
Euthanasia 51 1,443
Can omnipotence actually exist in our physical universe? 35 1,417
Moral Arguments for Meat Eating (or against vegetarianism)
by Oppo28
253 25,892
Stupid Philosophy Tricks: paradoxes of omniscience 10 1,650
A computational unpacking of compatibilist free will 1 441
Philosophy majors score highest on GRE verbal and writing - why? 28 3,047
Help me grapple with this argument about moral relativism.
by LogicX
102 7,945
Morality of Apathy 25 2,670
Do I have a gross misunderstanding of Wittgenstein, or is this a counterexample? 6 860
Help me analyze a quote? 3 715
A Problem for Determinism 23 2,140
"The Right Kind of Happy" 3 875
Arm Phasers! 6 840
Science and Engineering
by melkor7
14 1,550
No Free Will ? 58 4,152
Is Everything Permissible? 25 3,929
To kill a stranger for money or power: Would you do it?
by sdematt
257 20,706
Omniscience or Omnipotence 30 2,876
Is Bertrand Russel's "Problems of Philosophy" a good first book? 4 915
What, actually, is life? 13 1,398
Would dog scientists have discovered the Big Bang? 15 2,343
Philosophers and their personal lives, do they matter? 12 1,397
Musashi's Dokkodo 10 1,307
is death a metaphorical god? 9 1,129
When is coercion ethical? 10 1,416
Science and philosophical laws 46 5,850
Water in the Desert 18 2,016
Philosophical Discussions on Government 73 4,717
The Philosophy of Information 16 1,881
Aristotle vs. Jesus 12 2,459
Socrates, Plato, or Aristotle: Who is the true master? 10 2,185
A Question On Probability
by Ilvaldi
104 7,638
Where Did Everything Begin? 15 1,853
pseudo-philosophy
by melkor7
29 5,674
Is Hardship Necessary to Achieve Wisdom? 28 4,545
Would you take +10 yrs of healthy life by stealing 1 second from everybody else's? 34 5,316
Suicide Lottery and Population Control 8 2,086
The road to hell.....
by damancy
23 2,577
Is philosophy universal?
by peps
45 4,329