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Who Are Your Favorite Philosophers?

For me, Schopenhauer, Bentham, Hume and Singer, hands down, all because of their clear consistent views on ethics, and their rational and /…

Started by Michael Sizer-Watt

53 Aug 15, 2012
Reply by maruli marulaki

The challenge...from a friend

     The other day I was having a discussion about "beliefs" and such with a long time friend and co-worker.  He has always listened to me…

Started by Brandon Keith

56 Jul 23, 2012
Reply by james d

Are the laws of logic self-evident?

There are three basic laws of logic: the law of identity (A=A), the law of non-contradiction (something can't be both true and false at the…

Started by Alex

1 Jul 21, 2012
Reply by Shayla

Evidence and Truth

On my travels on the world wide web during my many debates with theists of all faiths, there are two terms in particular in which I see but…

Started by Nerdy Keith

2 Jul 17, 2012
Reply by Nerdy Keith

Satanism (the lame one)

Any strong opinions about the philosophy of Anton LaVey? Personaly I find it a bit conservative, like Ayn Rand with a little red mascot. I…

Started by Hank Hell

4 Jul 10, 2012
Reply by Nerdy Keith

Free Will

I just began the Sam Harris book Free Will has anyone read it yet?

Started by Gary Mueller

1 Mar 29, 2012
Reply by C. Sosa

Is Athesim another form of Existentialism?

I believe it is,........

Started by Mike Decaro

8 Mar 12, 2012
Reply by Stephen Meadows

Why do we need equality?

And why is anyone deserving of equality?  Despite the fact that most people on this planet desire equality and find its opposite unfair. We…

Started by Nerdy Keith

1 Mar 5, 2012
Reply by Doug Reardon

Is there such a thing as unnatural?

Being that everything in the universe we can possibly perceive exists within the natural universe could anything that happens really be "un…

Started by dragotron

1 Feb 22, 2012
Reply by Helena

Grace Kelly vs Diane Lane: Different Ways of Knowing?

I have been semi-following the discussion between Michael Ruse, Jason Rosenhouse & Jerry Coyne on "scientism" and ways of knowing.  Don…

Started by Cecilia

8 Dec 30, 2011
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