Forum Topics Posts Latest Post
Introduction to Philosophy / Factual Issues / Books
Got a non-argumentative question?
4,026 41,100 In Why don't we see things the same way?
By jorndoe
Nov 29, 2015 - 12:14 AM
General Philosophy
Can't find another forum for your philosophy topic?
6,716 158,009 In Body without Organs - am I reading it right?
By AnrBjotk
Nov 29, 2015 - 5:38 AM
Metaphysics and Epistemology
What is reality? What is truth? What do you know and how do you know it?
3,182 169,461 In Against the notion of the world before you being a...
By ~Wayfarer
Nov 29, 2015 - 5:18 AM
What should we do? What constitutes right and wrong? What is the "good life"?
4,159 115,050 In Kant on abortion
By Londoner
Nov 29, 2015 - 4:51 AM
Logic and Philosophy of Math
Is math derived from logic or is logic derived from math?
Subforums: Logic and Math Homework
3,410 40,964 In Do Numbers Exist? Does Math exist?
By ~Wayfarer
Nov 29, 2015 - 12:55 AM
Philosophy of Religion
What would be the nature of a god? How has religion developed?
Please note that atheism and agnosticism are Philosophy of Religion topics.
Subforums: Religion (non-philosophical discussions)
5,349 191,120 In Why is there something rather than nothing?
By ~Wayfarer
Nov 29, 2015 - 4:42 AM
Philosophy of Language
How does language limit or enable our philosophy?
946 31,345 In Beetle in the box, and the meaning of words
By Metaphysician Undiscovered
Nov 26, 2015 - 2:42 PM
Philosophy of Science
How should science be done? What philosophical scaffolding does it require or entail?
Subforums: Science
3,900 105,072 In Are computers more intelligent than humans
By sonOfFishfry
Nov 28, 2015 - 11:52 PM
Philosophy of Politics and Law
What is a state? How should one be governed?
Subforums: Politics
3,609 105,072 In Golden Rule and Capitalism
By St Aristotle
Nov 28, 2015 - 5:15 PM
Social Sciences
What is culture? How does society work? How does the human mind work?
Anthropology, psychology, sociology, etc.
2,259 46,550 In Mind Body Problem
By Ajay0
Nov 29, 2015 - 7:06 AM
Philosophy of the Arts
What is beauty? What is art? What differentiates good art from bad art?
1,053 19,309 In Aesthetics and Politics?
By qnib
Nov 28, 2015 - 9:43 PM
One-on-one debates of a more formal nature, tackling the big issues in depth.
Subforums: Debate Discussion
54 5,223 In Golden Rule and Capitalism
By IThink
Nov 21, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Guest Speakers
Ask special guests your questions.
Subforums: Graham Priest, David Chalmers, John Searle
49 511 In Why Not Prior's Solution to the Liar?
By Postmodern Beatnik
Oct 27, 2014 - 9:13 PM
Not Quite Philosophy
Casual Philosophyesque Discussions
Is it about philosophy, but not up to academic philosophy standards? Post it here.
1,264 19,512 In Suicide and society
By Somniari
Nov 28, 2015 - 12:04 PM
Off Topic
Community / Off Topic
Want to introduce yourself? Care to relax?
Subforums: The Green Room
6,988 156,577 In Do you consider most people to be smart or dumb?
By t32pn
Nov 28, 2015 - 10:27 PM
Got anything to say to us?
Subforums: The Dumpster
1,177 21,544 In Logic and Math Symbols in Posts
By andrewk
Nov 20, 2015 - 4:29 AM


"Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances."
- Mohandas Gandhi
More Quotes


62,261 topics in 18 forums, with 1,316,001 posts by 54,051 members, and 20,881,488 thread views.
Welcome hectro_of_troy, the newest member.

Today's Birthdays

Online Users

Top 5 Topics

  1. Against the notion of the world before you being a public shared space by morphine in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    It seems to me that philosophy of perception and one's ontological views are intimately entwined - you cannot have one without the other, and perhaps they aren't distinct things at all. On that basis I would like to argue that the public shared world which I 'look out at' (as if I'm looking *through...
  2. Aesthetics and Politics? by qnib in Philosophy of the Arts
    How would you link aesthetics and politics, how would you examine the (changing) political function of the artwork etc.? I would very much like to examine the relationship between these two - seemingly distant - fields. I have read some RanciƩre, but that's about it. Did anyone experiment with ae...
  3. probability relativity by t32pn in Logic and Philosophy of Math
    Greetings, i stumbled upon a problem which has both philosophical and mathematical roots, so i thought this would be a good place to find some more food for thought. Share thoughts and receive different views. sorry in the event that it is out of place. I will go right into my problem in question ...
  4. Meaning and Knowledge Without Knowers by SpeedOfSound in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    Consider that when this knowledge is shared or transferred between knowers that it must spend some bit of it's time without a knower. It's symbolism on that transfer requires some analogic structure with the known for it to be received at the other end with it's meaning intact. It would be random gi...
  5. Need help with a formal derivation by danwrobinson in Logic and Math Homework
    Im not sure how to go about this problem. I know I need to get to one of the conditionals antecedents in order to progress but I have no idea how to begin.