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  1. Meaning of Life by catori fosters in Introduction to Philosophy / Factual Issues / Books
    So, this is an 8 am theory, so it's a bit half baked. But, lately I've been trying to figure out the meaning of human life. Of all my time thinking on it, I've come up with the idea that the human struggle is to get remembered. Everyone throughout history, even on a subconscious level, have tried to...
  2. Contact Form: Posts not showing up? by Kurtastrophe in Contact Form
    This form submission is from someone self-identified as 'Kurtastrophe'. Send replies to kurtastrophe@hotmail.com . This is the content of their message, titled 'Posts not showing up?': --------------- Hi, not sure if the trouble is not from my end for sure, but posts do not seem to be showing up in ...
  3. What is Metaphysics? by ryanamk in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    I've found it difficult to identify a core to metaphysics and to what the subject entails as distinguished from epistemology. From what I understand, defnining what makes a problem a metaphysical one can be as difficult as identifying a work of art. What would be a pure metaphysical problem? Is the ...
  4. What Constitutes Heidegger's Thought as Philosophically Profound? by Alan Smithee in General Philosophy
    For the past few months I've done extensive research on the most well known Western philosophers. Even the so-called most abstruse philosopher of all time, Hegel, has (according to general consensus) an easily identifiable dialectical system. Heidegger's so called philosophy on the other hand seems ...
  5. Forum is broken by Thinis in Social Sciences
    @Eoin Thank you, the video is convincing. @intropersona and @whom it might interest Since I am a woman, I feel free to continue with a provocative question. According to the above mentioned video, women are more interested in people, men in technology. In my experience, it is more efficient to liste...