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Cognition and Decision - Books. From Books in Non-Human Biological Organisms edited by Steven Shaviro Introduction What is the relationship between life and thought?

Cognition and Decision - Books

Are all living organisms capable of thinking? These are all speculative, metaphysical questions, which philosophers have been actively discussing for at least several thousand years. Explore The Greatest Historical Figures. Preparing a course of self-study in Philosophy. - philosophy self-study. I'm preparing a course of self-study in Philosophy.

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I need text-suggestions and ESPECIALLY secondary source suggestions. Yo! AskMeFi! , I got my undergrad degree in English and Philosophy. What I'm looking to do is to revisit those names, pick up some new ones and really get down and dirty with the subject. To that end, MeFi, I need suggestions on what primary texts I should turn to as well as- and this is the important part, especially in lieu of an instructor and a class room- secondary sources, online resources, communities and forums for this kind of thing. Thanks! Problems from Wilfrid Sellars. SARTRE . ORG : Jean Paul Sartre, Existentialism, Philosophy, History.

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Learn about what types of courses are available to find the school and courses that are right for you. Online Courses for Credit Plenty of free resources are available online for students who want to learn a new topic, but these free options don't generally lead to college credit. Students who want to earn college credit might want to look for online options that charge a small fee in exchange for access to online lessons.

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Book I of Hegel's Science of Logic - Being. In no science is the need to begin with the subject matter itself, without preliminary reflections, felt more strongly than in the science of logic.

Book I of Hegel's Science of Logic - Being

In every other science the subject matter and the scientific method are distinguished from each other; also the content does not make an absolute beginning but is dependent on other concepts and is connected on all sides with other material. These other sciences are, therefore, permitted to speak of their ground and its context and also of their method, only as premises taken for granted which, as forms of definitions and such-like presupposed as familiar and accepted, are to be applied straight-way, and also to employ the usual kind of reasoning for the establishment of their general concepts and fundamental determinations. Ethics (Spinoza) Squashed Philosophers- Condensed Plato Aristotle Augustine Descartes Hume Marx Freud Copernicus Hobbes Sartre Ayer Sade Wittgenstein Einstein. Kant on the Web: Resources on Other Web Sites. Kant on the Web Kant Resources on Other Web Sites Other Internet Resources Biographies or General Introductory Essays Articles or Books on Kant Teaching/lecture information Articles or Books (discussing technical issues in Kant-scholarship) Click here for a separate listing of Steve Palmquist's articles and books.

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THE STONE - Opinionator Blog. This is the second in a series of interviews about religion that I am conducting for The Stone.

THE STONE - Opinionator Blog

The interviewee for this installment is Louise Antony, a professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the editor of the essay collection “Philosophers Without Gods: Meditations on Atheism and the Secular Life.” Gary Gutting: You’ve taken a strong stand as an atheist, so you obviously don’t think there are any good reasons to believe in God. But I imagine there are philosophers whose rational abilities you respect who are theists. How do you explain their disagreement with you? Are they just not thinking clearly on this topic? Louise Antony: I’m not sure what you mean by saying that I’ve taken a “strong stand as an atheist.” G.G.: That is what I mean. L.A.: O.K. Philosophy, Vol. 57, No. 221 (Jul., 1982), pp. 395-401.

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Free Online Course Materials. Metaphysics. First published Mon Sep 10, 2007 It is not easy to say what metaphysics is.


Ancient and Medieval philosophers might have said that metaphysics was, like chemistry or astrology, to be defined by its subject matter: metaphysics was the “science” that studied “being as such” or “the first causes of things” or “things that do not change.” It is no longer possible to define metaphysics that way, and for two reasons. First, a philosopher who denied the existence of those things that had once been seen as constituting the subject-matter of metaphysics—first causes or unchanging things—would now be considered to be making thereby a metaphysical assertion.

Secondly, there are many philosophical problems that are now considered to be metaphysical problems (or at least partly metaphysical problems) that are in no way related to first causes or unchanging things; the problem of free will, for example, or the problem of the mental and the physical. 1. 2. 2.1 The categories of being.