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Questions and Answers: Philosophy

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Top questions in this category:

What happens at death?
answers top ten great questions in philosophy
Am I a brain in a vat?
Am I in a computer simulation?
Aquinas and Maimonides
Are free will and determinism compatible?
Are thought experiments useful and if so how?
Are time travel paradoxes proof it could not exist?
As regards philosophy, what is uncertainty?
Becuse socrates believe that we could be taught to know the truth, most of his dialogues end with a conclusive view on the subject of the dialogue
Can fully blind people from birth dream while sleeping? if so what do they dream about
Can philosohpy answer everything?
Can something come from nothing?
Can we time travel to the future?
Can we travel in time to the past?
Describe the Unknown without making known. then tell me what is unknown if we know about it
Discuss Evolutionary Ethics
Do ghosts exist, or can you give a scientific explanation?
Do humans need art? Is it a " soft option"?
Do I exist?
Do others see the world as i see it?
Do wormholes enable us to time travel wherever we like?
Do you exist?
Does consciousness prove God exists?
Does free will make sense?
Does philosophy as wisdom aim to be a science?
Does the Chinese Room understand Chinese?
Does the door swings both ways?
Does the experience machine show reality isn't all it is cracked up to be?
Evolutionary Ethics
How can something come from nothing?
How can we be conscious?
How can we know what is good (morally)?
How did consciousness evolve?
How do I know what is right and wrong without a religious baseline?
How do we Know we have a soul
How do you know a line is straight
How do you know that you know?
How does alienation pervaid all the fields of modern literature
How sure are you that you are sure?
How to determine good from evil?
If animals wanted to be eaten would it be OK?
If GOD can do anything, can he make a boulder heavy enough he cant lift?
If god exists? how come he has no beginning nor ending?
If there are no moral absolutes then what do we do when engaging in moral debate?
If there is no free will does the concept of responsibility still make sense?
If theres no one around, does a tree needs to make a sound when it falls?
If time cannot be measured effiiently, does it exist?
If time stopped then started again would we ever know about it?
If we cannot currently see something, does it exist?
If we could tell when someone was lying would life be better?
If your body changes are you still you?
In the Protagoras, Socrates Protagorous present an argument for the claim foolish confidence is not the same thing as courageous confidence. How do they argue for this conclusion.
Is a computer alive?
Is consciousness something physical or a mental phenomenon (or non physical)?
Is God real? If so, then what is He?
Is it a lie?
Is it good to be seen as Maciavellian?
Is it not possible that we might create consciousness and another reality inside a computer world
Is it wrong to eat meat?
Is Logic fallible? Can our existence be so warped (by some deviant entity) that we, so convincingly, accept 2+2=5? Can it really be that we put 5 because these entities make us remember a false past where we learned 2+2=5?
Is logic the answer to everthing? If it is, then what about our existence? Logically we are not supposed to exist. You cant get something from nothing.
Is man the highest fruit of the universe or is he just an insignificant speck in infinite space-or something in between?
Is the earth flat?
Is the glass half full or half empty?
Is there a Supreme Being?
Is there an absolute standard of good and bad beyond one's the personal opinions?
Is time travel possible?
Is what we see the same as everyone else eg. How do we know that the 'yellow' we are seeing is the same 'yellow others see?
Love and Truth
Mysteries are merely Secrets, secrets are puzzles and when you understand the puzzle, then you will understand how to solve it. What does this mean?
Nature of the universe?
Philosophy 101
Philosophy in life
Plato the Laches
Socrates is remembered for saying "the unexamined life is not worth living." Does this relate to his decision to drink the hemlock and die as a capital crimal?
The great conversation
The great conversation
Was a zebra born as a white zebra with black stripes or as black zebra with white stripes?
What am i doing here?
What are enthymemes?
What are plato's goals? what do he aim to do?
What are qualia?
What are the relative merits of the different economic systems?
What are the similarities and differences between locke and descartes arguments about human understanding?
What determines the fate of each individual?
What differences does good and bad make?
What does deontological mean?
What does the average philosopher do?
What happens at death?
What happens when you get scared half to death twice?
What is a circular argument?
What is a good introductory book to philosophy?
What is a logical argument?
What is an epiphenomenon?
What is Cartesian dualism?
What is consciousness?

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