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    • Philosophy

    • Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. The term was probably coined by Pythagoras (c. 570 – c. 495 BC). Philosophical ... Read »


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    • Aesthetic Realism

    • Aesthetic Realism

      Aesthetic Realism is the philosophy founded by poet and critic Eli Siegel (1902–1978) in 1941. It is based on three core principles. First, the deepest desire of every person is to like the world on an honest or accurate basis. Second, the greatest danger for a person is to have contempt for the world and what is ... Read »


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    • Antiphilosophy

    • Antiphilosophy has been used as a denigrating word but recently it has acquired more positive connotations as an opposition to more traditional philosophy. The views of Ludwig Wittgenstein, specifically his metaphilosophy, could be said to be antiphilosophy. Antiphilosophy is anti-theoretical, critical of a priori jus ... Read »


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    • Artificial philosophy

    • Artificial philosophy is a theory presented by author Louis Molnar to consider what artificial intelligence (AI) might consider about their own existence once they reach a higher state of consciousness. The author reasons in his paper that at some point, either through programming or organic self-development, that rob ... Read »


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    • Assemblage (philosophy)

    • Assemblage is an ontological framework developed by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, originally presented in their book A Thousand Plateaus (1980). Assemblage theory provides a bottom-up framework for analyzing social complexity by emphasizing fluidity, exchangeability, and multiple functionalities. Assemblage the ... Read »


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    • Assholes: A Theory

    • Assholes: A Theory

      Assholes: A Theory is a 2012 non-fiction book by Aaron James. An associate professor of philosophy at the University of California, Irvine, James attempts a precise academic definition of the term. According to James, an asshole "allows himself to enjoy special advantages in social relations out of an entrenched sense ... Read »


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    • Beauty (ancient thought)

    • Beauty for ancient thinkers existed both in , which is the material world as it is, and as embodied in the spirit, which is the world of mental formations. The classical terms in use to describe beauty were (Grecian) and (Latin). During this time there existed a woman, known as Helen of Troy, who was known as t ... Read »


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    • Casualism

    • Casualism is the philosophical view that the universe, its creation and development is solely based on randomness. The concept can be traced back to Epicurus (341 BC – 270 BC). It has to be noted that most of the original sources dealing with the concept have been lost and most material today is based on Diogenes ... Read »


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    • Change (philosophy)

    • Change refers to a difference in a state of affairs at different points in time. Although it is a familiar experience, an analysis of change provides subtle problems which have occupied philosophers since the Presocratics.Heraclitus is the first philosopher known to have directly raised such issues, with aphorisms such ... Read »


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    • Child Identity

    • Child Identity is not only a psychological structure, but also a complex subject of contemporary humanitarian science. Identity formation is a complex process that is never completed. When we research the problems of identity we want to answer questions 'Who we are?', 'Do we choose our identity?', 'Is identity given to ... Read »


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    • Choiceless awareness

    • Choiceless awareness is posited in philosophy, psychology, and spirituality to be the state of unpremeditated, complete awareness of the present without preference, effort, or compulsion. The term was popularized in mid-20th century by Jiddu Krishnamurti, in whose philosophy it signifies a main theme. Similar or relate ... Read »


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    • Commentary of a philosophical text

    • The commentary of a philosophical text, is the analysis of a philosophical text, that is undertaken from different angles and points of view, and that enables to study its nature and characteristics. Commentary has been a very important and useful tool. A large portion of the philosophical schools was originated throu ... Read »


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    • Cosmology (philosophy)

    • Philosophical cosmology, philosophy of cosmology or philosophy of cosmos is a discipline directed to the philosophical contemplation of the universe as a totality, and to its conceptual foundations. It draws on several branches of philosophy --metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of physics, philosophy of science, phi ... Read »


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    • Daemonologie

    • Daemonologie

      Daemonologie — in full Daemonologie, In Forme of a Dialogue, Divided into three Books: By the High and Mighty Prince, James &c. — was written and published in 1597 by King James VI of Scotland (later also James I of England) as a philosophical dissertation on contemporary necromancy and the historical relatio ... Read »


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    • Defeatism

    • Defeatism is the acceptance of defeat without struggle, often with negative connotations. It can be linked to pessimism in psychology. The term defeatism commonly is used in politics as a descriptor for an ideological stance that considers co-operation with the opposition party. In the military context, in wartime, an ... Read »


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    • Disclosing New Worlds

    • Disclosing New Worlds: Entrepreneurship, Democratic Action, and the Cultivation of Solidarity is a philosophical proposal intended to restore or energize democracy by Social constructionism via an argument style of World disclosure but which philosophy is distinct from: Nevertheless, the authors build on these ideas a ... Read »


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    • Ethnophilosophy

    • Ethnophilosophy is the study of indigenous philosophical systems. The implicit concept is that a specific culture can have a philosophy that is not applicable and accessible to all peoples and cultures in the world; however, this concept is disputed by traditional philosophers. An example of ethnophilosophy is African ... Read »


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    • Extelligence

    • Extelligence is a term coined by Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen in their 1997 book Figments of Reality. They define it as the cultural capital that is available to us in the form of external media (e.g. tribal legends, folklore, nursery rhymes, books, videotapes, CD-ROMs, etc.) They contrast extelligence with intelligence ... Read »


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    • Genus (philosophy)

    • In Scholastic logic a Genus is one of the Predicables. Genus is that part of a definition which is also predicable of other things different from the definiendum. A triangle is a rectilineal figure; i.e. in fixing the genus of a thing, we subsume it under a higher universal, of which it is a species. ... Read »


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    • Grounding (metaphysics)

    • Grounding is a topic in metaphysics. One thing is sometimes said to "ground" another when the first in some way accounts for the being of the second. For example, it is sometimes claimed that facts about physical particles ground facts about larger objects. ... Read »


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    • Grouped Events

    • In philosophy, a grouped event is the experience of two or more events that occur in sequence or concurrently that can be subsequently categorized. Grouped events can fall into categories depending upon whether the events are causal or acausal (noncausal), and are with or without meaning (significance). Causal eve ... Read »


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    • Gymnosophy

    • Gymnosophy (from Greek γυμνός gymnós "naked" and σοφία sophía "wisdom") was a movement and a philosophy practiced in Europe and the USA from the end of the 19th century to the mid 20th century. The practice involved nudity, asceticism and meditation. In the early 20th century, th ... Read »


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    • How (philosophy)

    • How is a philosophical framework for the changing role of behavior, governance, culture and leadership in contemporary society. How was introduced by The New York Times best-selling book of the same name, written by Dov Seidman in 2007 and expanded with a foreword by former United States President Bill Clinton in 2011 ... Read »


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    • How to Make Good Decisions and Be Right All the Time

    • How to Make Good Decisions and Be Right All the Time

      How to Make Good Decisions and Be Right All the Time is a 2008 book by Iain King. It sets out a history of moral philosophy and presents new ideas in ethics, which have been described as quasi utilitarianism. How to Make Good Decisions and Be Right All the Time has forty chapters, which are grouped into six parts. ... Read »


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    • Inclination (ethics)

    • Aristotle defined inclination in the first paragraph of Metaphysics with the statement "all men by their nature, desire to know."Thomas Aquinas proposed that humans have four natural inclinations - a natural inclination to preservation (life), an inclination to sexual reproduction (procreation), sociability, and knowle ... Read »


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    • Infinite divisibility

    • Infinite divisibility arises in different ways in philosophy, physics, economics, order theory (a branch of mathematics), and probability theory (also a branch of mathematics). One may speak of infinite divisibility, or the lack thereof, of matter, space, time, money, or abstract mathematical objects such as the contin ... Read »


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    • Insignificance

    • People may face feelings of insignificance due to a number of causes, including having low self-esteem, being depressed, living in a huge, impersonal city, comparing themselves to wealthy celebrity success stories, working in a huge bureaucracy, or being in awe of a natural wonder. A person's "...sense of personal ... Read »


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    • Internal measurement

    • The internal measurement is one of the measurement theories. From, we introduce the definition of the internal measurement. The experience consists of "unremitting measurements". These "unremitting measurements" appear only in the experience. In the experience, if any individual has a relation to another individual the ... Read »


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    • Krausism

    • Krausism is a doctrine named after the German philosopher Karl Christian Friedrich Krause (1781-1832) that advocates doctrinal tolerance and academic freedom from dogma. This philosophy was widespread in Restoration Spain, where it reached its maximum practical development thanks to the work of his promotor, Julián ... Read »


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    • Libertarian anarchism

    • Libertarian anarchism may refer to: ... Read »


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    • List of Ship of Theseus examples

    • This is a list of popular culture examples of the Theseus paradox that are not covered in the main article. The French critic and essayist Roland Barthes refers at least twice to a ship that is entirely rebuilt, in the preface to his Essais Critiques (1971) and later in his Roland Barthes par Roland Barthes (1975) ... Read »


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    • Materialism and Empirio-criticism

    • Materialism and Empiriocriticism (Russian: Материализм и эмпириокритицизм, Materializm i empiriokrititsizm) is a philosophical work by Vladimir Lenin, published in 1909. It was an obligatory subject of study in all institutions of highe ... Read »


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    • Metarepresentation

    • Metarepresentation (shaped from the Greek preposition and prefix Meta meaning “beyond” and the word “representation”) is the capacity of a mind to represent “a higher-order representation with a lower-order representation embedded within, as stated Deirdre Wilson. In other words, it is the capa ... Read »


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    • Nemesis (philosophy)

    • Nemesis (Greek: νέμεσις) is a philosophical term first created by Aristotle in his Nichomachean Ethics. The term means one who feels pain caused by others' undeserved success. It is part of a trio of terms, with epikhairekakia (ἐπιχαιρεκακία ) meaning one wh ... Read »


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    • Nomology

    • In philosophy, nomology (from the Greek νόμος, law, and λόγος, reason) is concerned with the thinking process of the mind. The name nomology may come from Aristotle (Aristotle, 1995). The ‘-ology’ suffix implies ‘order’, ‘word’ and ‘reason’, and is a ... Read »


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    • Orphan Wisdom

    • Orphan Wisdom is a philosophical system invented and promoted by Stephen Jenkinson that believes what modern people "suffer from most is culture failure, amnesia of ancestry and deep family story, phantom or sham rites of passage, no instruction on how to live with each other or with the world around us or with our dea ... Read »


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    • Philosophy of futility

    • Philosophy of futility is a phrase coined in 1928 by Columbia University marketing professor Paul Nystrom to describe an increasingly prevalent outlook which, he believed, induced a greater demand for fashionable products. The growth of industrialization had brought about a narrowing of interests, contacts, and achieve ... Read »


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    • Philosothon

    • A Philosothon is an annual competition wherein students explore philosophical and ethical issues. Students are scored highly where they demonstrate rigour and clarity of thought. Philosothons are held in most Australian states and the UK. These events have grown in number over the past eight years from a local competit ... Read »


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    • Point of view (philosophy)

    • In philosophy, a point of view is a specified or stated manner of consideration, an attitude how one sees or thinks of something, as in "from doctor's point of view". This figurative usage of the expression as attested since 1760. In this meaning, the usage is synonymous with one of the meanings of the term perspective ... Read »


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    • Process Thinking

    • Process thinking, also known as '"the process"' is a philosophy that emphasizes preparation and hard work over consideration of outcomes or results, and is particularly popular in professional sports. Practitioners of process thinking focus on the present instead of past events or future outcomes, and believe that all ... Read »


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    • Rationes seminales

    • Rationes seminales (Latin, from the Greek λόγοι σπερματικοὶ or logoi spermatikoi), translated variously as germinal or causal principles, primordial reasons, original factors, seminal reasons or virtues, or seedlike principles, is a theological theory on the origin of s ... Read »


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    • Ridiculous

    • The ridiculous is that which is highly incongruous or inferior, sometimes deliberately so to make people laugh or get their attention, and sometimes unintended so as to be considered laughable and earn or provoke ridicule and derision. It comes from the 1540s Latino "ridiculosus" meaning "laughable", from "ridiculus" m ... Read »


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    • Self-indication assumption

    • The Self Indication Assumption (SIA) is a philosophical principle defined by Nick Bostrom in his book Anthropic Bias: Observation Selection Effects in Science and Philosophy. It states that: Note that "randomly selected" is weighted by the probability of the observers existing: under SIA you are still unlikely to be a ... Read »


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    • Self-sampling assumption

    • The self-sampling assumption (SSA), one of the two major schools of anthropic probability (the other being the Self-Indication Assumption (SIA)), states that: For instance, if there is a coin flip that on heads will create one observer, while on tails it will create two, then we have two possible worlds, the first wit ... Read »


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    • Somaesthetics

    • Somaesthetics is an interdisciplinary field of inquiry aimed at promoting and integrating the theoretical, empirical and practical disciplines related to bodily perception, performance and presentation. The term ‘somaesthetics’ was coined by the American pragmatist philosopher Richard Shusterman in 1996 ... Read »


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    • Theoretical philosophy

    • The division of philosophy into a practical and a theoretical discipline has its origin in Aristotle's moral philosophy and natural philosophy categories. In Denmark,Finland, Germany,Netherlands,Sweden, and United States courses in theoretical and practical philosophy are taught separately, and are separate degrees. Ot ... Read »


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    • Transactionalism

    • Transactionalism is a set of philosophical tools, or a method, employed to address the complexities of human social exchange or transactions. It refers to an approach rather than encouraging the philosophical position one should adopt in life. As a method of inquiry, it has been studied and applied to various disciplin ... Read »


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    • Transcendental humanism

    • Transcendental humanism in philosophy considers what is proper treatment of humans outside of nature and decides they have inherent rights, simply from being human. It is also positive that man is capable of transcending the material self and can also free himself from surrounding influences. An example of this is when ... Read »


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    • Trivialism

    • Trivialism (from Latin trivialis, meaning "found everywhere") is the logical theory that all statements (also known as propositions) are true and that all contradictions of the form "p and not p" (e.g. the ball is red and not red) are true. In accordance to this, a trivialist is a person who believes everything is true ... Read »


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    • Universal mind

    • Universal Mind is the universal higher consciousness or source of being in some forms of esoteric or New Thought and spiritual philosophy. It may be considered synonymous with the subjective mind or it may be referred to in the context of creative visualization, usually with religious or spiritual themes. The term ... Read »


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    • Visual space

    • Visual space is the perceptual space housing the visual world being experienced by an aware observer; it is the subjective counterpart of the space of physical objects before an observer's eyes. In object space the location and shape of physical targets can be accurately described with the tools of geometry. For p ... Read »


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    • Philosophy of war

    • The philosophy of war is the area of philosophy devoted to examining issues such as the causes of war, the relationship between war and human nature, and the ethics of war. Certain aspects of the philosophy of war overlap with the philosophy of history, political philosophy and the philosophy of law. Perhaps the g ... Read »


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    • Women in philosophy

    • Women have engaged in philosophy throughout the field's history. While there were women philosophers since ancient times, and a relatively small number were accepted as philosophers during the ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary eras, particularly during the 20th and 21st century, almost no woman philosophers ha ... Read »


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