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  1. The human brain: evolutionary or revolutionary? by PhilX in Philosophy of Science
    I'm on the fence with this one. I can present evidence for the evolutionary aspects and I can give evidence for the revolutionary aspects as well. What is your viewpoint? PhilX
  2. Books about Zest for Life by Agustino in Introduction to Philosophy / Factual Issues / Books
    I'm looking for philosophy books about zest of life or boundless energy and desire to live. If anyone has any suggestions, please share! Thanks!
  3. Collective Survival vs Dignity by jaoman in General Philosophy
    I have been wrestling for the past while with the question of the purpose of societies. I am trying to figure out if there are circumstances under which an individual has the right to endanger the group. Last night, I came up with a thought experiment that seems to get to the crux of the matter, b...
  4. LPL 11.37 Prenex Normal Form by spadn in Logic and Math Homework
    I'm having some problems converting a few sentences into PNF, although I think if I get this one the rest will be doable. ∃x Cube(x) ↔ ∀x Small(x) And what I've done: (∃x Cube(x) → ∀x Small(x)) ∧ (∀x Small(x) → ∃x Cube(x)) (¬∃x Cube(x) ∨ ∀x Small(x)) ∧ (¬∀x Small(x...
  5. pv~p by chris11 in Logic and Math Homework
    Prove the theorem in propositional logic: pv~p