Tag: definitions

23 What was Cantor's philosophical reason for accepting the infinite but rejecting the infinitesimal? 2016-03-30T05:15:45.517

22 What is a straight line? 2016-01-02T16:40:23.007

16 Please explain to a beginner: what is metaphysics? 2015-08-21T00:32:36.187

14 Does Aristotle ever explicitly refer to man as a "rational animal"? 2017-04-27T15:06:46.497

12 Are all concepts polar ? 2013-08-23T03:24:24.507

12 Why did we define vacuous statements as true rather than false? 2017-07-01T23:31:04.663

10 What makes something mathematics? 2015-07-23T16:59:11.080

8 What is the meaning of Spinoza's first three definitions? 2015-01-12T18:10:15.090

8 Is it possible to define "the supernatural"? 2015-11-19T10:01:01.557

8 In Aristotle, What does it mean for something to be predicated? 2016-08-09T13:21:35.100

6 Why is "the problem of criterion" problematic? 2016-02-11T21:25:12.100

6 Definitions and choice 2016-06-22T10:43:29.670

5 Which physical phenomena are not objects? 2014-11-15T11:36:09.383

5 What does *substantive* in the term 'substantive normative claim' mean? 2015-03-09T19:24:17.490

5 How does constructive empiricism differ from instrumentalism? 2018-03-31T20:07:42.333

5 What is “limited free will”? 2018-10-03T10:27:21.347

5 Difference between "neither true nor false" and "either true or false." 2019-09-29T16:30:45.677

4 "pleasure" vs "happiness" 2014-07-10T09:38:01.827

4 What is the difference between Ontology and Knowledge Representation (KR)? 2015-07-10T22:30:34.470

4 Can you Define Something in Terms of What is True About it? 2017-08-19T17:55:21.313

4 What is the opposite of me (i.e., my consciousness)? 2017-10-31T01:03:27.420

4 Aristotle's meaning of 'present in subject' 2018-05-04T03:31:55.963

4 What is the difference between free will and moral agency? 2019-10-19T05:29:13.597

3 Definition of "language" in private language arguments 2015-10-15T12:54:30.493

3 What is the difference between implicit and explicit definitions? 2015-11-10T21:00:38.723

3 Is the use of inconsistent definitions a logical fallacy? 2015-12-30T22:20:57.117

3 Defining logical possibility without circularity 2016-08-16T23:49:37.183

3 Question about Hobbes' distinction between Error and Absurdity 2016-09-08T04:46:19.027

3 What makes motivations and moral imperatives non-arbitrary? 2016-09-22T17:50:04.170

3 What is a logical fallacy that involves arguing according to a different definition of a word? 2016-10-30T15:36:00.897

3 What is the origin of Left and Right in politics 2016-11-21T03:02:08.383

3 How is the modern philosophical definition of life shaped by evidences from natural sciences? 2017-03-16T14:47:50.897

3 Does a definition have a truth value? 2017-10-17T04:31:19.177

3 What are the differences between postmodernism, post-structuralism and deconstruction? 2018-04-12T04:31:56.293

3 Defining 2 words with respect to each other 2018-07-13T22:02:46.803

3 When would someone not have free will? 2018-11-12T20:29:59.273

3 Can someone expand Rousseau's proper definition of war? 2019-04-09T23:34:58.060

3 Can mathematics and physics be thought of as branches of philosophy? 2019-06-22T09:29:56.923

3 What's the simplest thing? 2019-10-07T00:07:33.363

2 Is the phrase "logic and reason" grammatically correct? 2015-02-10T13:00:33.663

2 Is the idea of a multiverse considered metaphysics? 2015-02-15T20:27:18.060

2 Must mathematical definitions be formal? If so, why? 2016-02-27T12:48:03.940

2 The definition of a possible world 2016-05-15T20:11:05.937

2 What do you call the output of a truth table? 2016-05-26T00:35:08.090

2 What are factual propositions? 2016-05-30T12:04:45.420

2 What are the parts of a definition called? 2016-06-19T19:56:48.603

2 What are the phylosophical implications of the definitions of life? 2017-01-31T18:47:38.597

2 Does this definition of a soul make sense? 2017-07-07T23:43:21.263

2 What is a phenomenon? 2017-10-02T16:01:58.937

2 Can fitting to a definition be considered to be a fact? 2017-12-03T03:43:09.197

2 Does physicalism imply everything can be defined? 2018-03-12T10:17:44.377

2 What is this argument called? 2018-04-28T02:21:39.677

2 Need help translating a formal definition into FOL 2018-07-04T10:29:55.927

2 What exactly is "logical justification"? 2018-11-21T03:14:21.687

2 What is the difference between object, concept and Gestalt? 2018-11-27T08:29:53.837

2 How is/was "good" (as the contrary of bad) defined? 2019-02-14T07:47:51.580

2 Avoiding A Dilemma About Definitions 2019-05-11T04:36:40.900

2 What does it mean to have an "account" of something? 2019-06-04T23:05:43.933

2 The extended problem of criterion 2019-06-20T06:04:47.807

2 What is the definition of 'object' in philosophy? 2019-10-07T06:48:49.793

2 The Full Scope of Sloth 2019-10-12T23:00:47.870

2 Can we define the act of defining? 2019-12-13T11:35:11.323

2 How do philosophers formally characterise mathematical objects? 2020-01-03T11:19:50.520

2 Max Weber's "Gesinnungsethik" definition 2020-07-27T21:25:03.303

2 What are the characteristics of an event according to Whitehead? 2020-10-16T07:57:47.747

1 Could Secularism or Atheism or materialism be considered a religion? 2014-09-19T03:37:41.443

1 Is there a word for a fallacy made by a listener instead of a speaker? 2014-11-11T14:42:06.317

1 Is there a name for the fallacy to appeal to connotation of an ambiguous term? 2015-05-03T19:55:28.583

1 How do moral nihilists and realists define "morality"? 2015-08-28T14:33:51.500

1 What is the difference between real and nominal definitions? 2016-01-03T01:51:57.057

1 What properties constitute the definition of a thing? 2017-10-15T05:15:11.720

1 What is the meaning of an explanation 2017-10-30T05:03:23.200

1 What is the intended use of "the" in the definition of science (Oxford)? 2018-03-20T03:24:19.613

1 What is a place? 2018-05-30T21:19:10.533

1 Efficient cause and answering questions unambiguously 2019-03-19T11:43:49.530

1 Does it make sense to have a causal component in a definition? 2019-03-25T13:25:14.463

1 What does Kant mean by the terms "objective" and "subjective"? 2019-06-05T01:03:48.720

1 Is the true definition of a word "everything an object is not" until we learn otherwise? 2019-10-19T08:52:33.580

1 A non-circular definition of "not" 2020-03-02T18:49:47.400

1 How definition relates to abstract/concrete objects? 2020-05-21T18:38:52.000

1 Are there ethicists who defend the conclusion that "harm" be defined by the individual being harmed? 2020-11-28T23:32:05.857

1 Metaphysical vs ontological necessity 2021-01-03T16:33:02.997

0 definition of and difference between living and non living 2015-01-14T20:02:47.170

0 The Difference Between Truth and Reality. And what does fact stand for? 2016-10-22T13:58:50.990

0 What type of definition is "the 'death penalty' is just state-sanctioned murder"? 2016-11-08T22:06:55.750

0 Why do both "and" and "or" exist? 2017-01-25T03:37:40.683

0 Non-European words for philosophy 2017-09-08T20:26:27.540

0 What is the definition of God? 2018-02-13T20:57:16.250

0 Role of definitions in analytic–synthetic distinction 2018-04-27T09:15:22.297

0 A world where nothing can be hidden. No lies, always truth 2018-05-09T04:13:36.403

0 Paradoxical definition? 2018-09-13T18:56:52.087

0 The definition of "scientific community"? 2018-11-18T01:40:01.650

0 Compositional relations vs definitional relations, always distinct kinds of relations? 2019-02-26T15:53:35.580

0 Term for the idea that regardless of our philosophy, only the observable/physical matters 2019-04-14T14:51:55.487

0 Can zero be defined without some definition of one? Can one be defined without some definition of zero? 2019-05-22T23:23:36.657

0 What is a dog? (or car, city, etc) 2019-07-23T02:17:09.993

0 Definition vs Logic 2019-08-09T19:04:46.293

0 What is the purpose of logical division for classification? 2019-12-03T07:07:11.180

0 To exist vs. to be 2019-12-20T16:32:25.753