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  1. Today, the calendar on is November 12, Monday. by Ludmila Kniga in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    Today, the calendar on is November 12, Monday. It's almost a year since I started to work on the third novel about the concept of time, time cycles in the space environment. Today, the street lay the drifts of snow that clung wire, hid with a thick layer of the roof and tree trunks. The feeling of p...
  2. What is the nature of the unobserved world? by morphine in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    What is the nature of the unobserved world? In what way does it exist? So what I mean is does it exist in some physical form? Or perhaps it just exists as a sort of function of language ('the engine under the hood' relates to discourse, right?)? Or does it exists as a sort of expectation of one thi...
  3. Do the laws of logic exist independently of conscious experience? by other minds? in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    Do the laws of logic -- identity, non-contradiction, and excluded middle -- continue to exist when I'm not thinking about them? If they continue to exist in the absence of my own cognition the does this mean their existence is objective? If their existence is independent of my own then what ex...
  4. The most reasonable religion by TheDivineFool in Philosophy of Religion
    First off I must confess that I have only a cursory understanding of the various religions on earth. Forgive me for that. However I have some idea of the Abrahamic religions (Christisnity, Judaism, Islam). These three religions appear to be only different versions of the same theme i.e. all claim t...
  5. Reason and Cause/Effect by RottenMind in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    Hey, question to those who are acquainted with Hume's Treatise. In Hume asserts that we cannot, through reason alone, reach the conclusion that there is a necessary cause for the beginning of existence, and this comes down to being able to imagine the opposite of the thought. So, Hume thin...