Tag: empiricism

39 What did David Hume mean when he said that "reason is a slave to the passions"? 2011-06-08T00:41:46.463

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

16 Is geometry mathematical or empirical? 2015-11-28T03:40:46.773

15 Is Hume's Fork self-refuting? 2013-07-18T21:17:22.833

13 Was Aristotle an Empiricist? 2011-12-16T17:42:04.767

11 How is Bonjour's coherence theory of justification not just a version of foundationalism? 2012-03-19T19:21:44.877

10 Does philosophy belong to empirical science or formal science? 2011-06-19T16:59:10.963

10 What did Wittgenstein mean by saying that the belief in the causal nexus is a superstition? 2013-03-06T20:25:36.923

10 How empiricism and positivism is distinguished? What's their differences? 2015-07-12T08:33:11.370

10 Is it possible that I see color differently? 2015-09-04T14:07:20.687

9 Who said they were hiding in the woods? 2011-06-09T13:31:18.663

9 What is Quine's rebuttal to Grice and Strawson's In Defense of Dogma? 2015-10-27T19:13:00.100

8 What are the most basic assumptions one has to make in order to conduct science? 2013-04-11T19:54:42.183

8 Did Gödel oppose or agree with the Logical Positivists? 2016-01-16T02:27:40.843

8 How did philosophy react to empirical psychology when there have been disagreements? 2016-11-29T02:53:06.553

8 Can there be information without a "knower"? 2017-01-17T17:09:25.750

7 Does idealism allow for thought without any sensory input? 2015-09-14T19:05:14.550

7 Quine - two dogmas of empiricism 2016-03-26T02:15:30.767

7 What are the philosophical consequences of employing computers to do science and mathematics? 2017-09-05T16:05:37.757

7 Does philosophy shed any light on how parties can fruitfully debate without an agreed source of truth? 2018-10-11T13:13:38.087

7 Hume on infinity 2020-01-25T17:00:33.800

7 Explaining to my 11 year old why the question "Will robots ever have feelings" is part of philosophy, not science? 2020-05-25T21:26:11.300

6 Is there a contradiction between belief in causality and belief in the continued existence of matter? 2011-08-03T15:15:06.953

6 Kant's refutation of empiricism 2014-04-04T05:40:43.590

6 How are empirical concepts acquired according to Kant? 2015-07-16T22:17:01.370

6 Understanding Sellars' The Myth of the Given rigorously 2016-05-12T18:09:11.420

6 How do empiricists explain zeno's paradox(es)? 2016-08-10T11:07:30.950

6 Does existentialism presuppose the supernatural? 2016-09-06T18:52:19.657

6 What is the contrast between Hume's and Locke's philosophies of science? 2016-09-29T17:47:20.430

6 Does science provide the most accurate depiction of reality for analyzing and describing an accurate worldview? 2018-01-14T08:32:41.600

5 Are there any responses to Penelope Maddy's "Second Philosophy"? 2011-08-21T15:36:04.540

5 In regards to Hume, do geometry, algebra and arithmetic form ideas that do not come from sense perceptions? 2014-09-15T04:46:18.567

5 Western Empiricism in Eastern Philosophy? 2015-05-04T15:39:09.943

5 How would Hume classify computer generated mathematical proofs? 2015-11-21T01:08:50.943

5 What did the Greeks call the "trial and error" reasoning process? 2018-03-24T17:58:16.443

5 Empiricism vs Irrationalism 2020-02-13T18:13:39.730

4 How does the modern notion of 'empiricism' stack up against the Platonist and Neoplatonist concept of mind and understanding above sense and opinion? 2014-10-26T22:14:36.543

4 What is the difference between Aristotle and Locke's empiricism? 2015-05-03T21:34:16.807

4 Is Rand's Objectivism consequentialist/consequentially motivated? 2015-11-28T04:12:06.893

4 Can a rationalist ever be a materialist? 2016-03-11T17:39:52.970

4 Is it possible to argue that ideas don't exist, only facts exist? 2016-03-15T05:56:11.390

4 How could Wittgenstein not rule out that there was a rhinoceros in the living room? 2017-03-08T21:42:21.037

4 What is the difference between a scientific theory and a model? 2017-04-07T06:05:28.687

4 Thought experiments and empiricism 2018-12-22T16:28:42.290

4 Why is science treated as if it is entirely separate from philosophy? 2020-06-04T16:35:38.423

3 how are rationalism and empiricism related to modern epistemology? Should epistemology be seen as incorporating both? 2011-07-20T17:29:32.827

3 What is a mathematical or logical name for the process of proving a statement by exhausting the domain? 2012-02-14T08:34:31.180

3 What did Hume and Russell have to say about atheists and morality? 2013-01-22T06:52:27.610

3 Ought we only form beliefs based on sufficient empirical evidence? 2013-10-23T21:54:00.113

3 What can be said about characteristics of physical objects and relations among them without using space? 2015-09-07T06:51:36.420

3 What are the most influential arguments for the existence of "real" external objects? 2015-10-09T14:41:44.283

3 Hobbes on imagination: mental images or ideas? 2015-11-14T11:52:10.493

3 How Can the Unobservable be Verified? 2016-03-19T00:35:35.733

3 Modern Mathematical Objects and Empiricism 2016-09-24T07:41:59.467

3 Measurement devices and empiricism 2017-03-18T03:00:58.143

3 The meaning of empirical evidence? 2017-03-19T18:53:14.123

3 Is Empiricism "False"? 2017-05-08T01:03:47.220

3 How is experience different for Locke and Hume? 2018-02-04T00:38:05.100

3 Are Hume's 'impressions' Kant's 'phenomena'? 2018-07-20T07:49:22.303

3 Do picture proofs of the Pythagorean theorem make it empirical? 2019-02-13T22:39:52.240

3 Explanation vs. prediction in statistics and in the philosophy of science? 2019-06-14T05:37:35.063

3 How "repeatable" does empirical evidence need to be? 2019-12-27T09:24:53.067

3 What does rationalism prove that empiricism can not? 2020-02-22T05:40:14.947

3 Did Quine ever respond to the major criticisms of Two Dogmas? 2020-04-06T21:46:19.537

2 What is the all (sabba) in the buddhist suttas and philosophical context? 2013-01-14T03:20:53.137

2 Can Empiricism and Ethics be linked via Neuro-Science? 2015-11-09T19:18:18.490

2 Philosophy of Science: Empricism, Sense Data and Scientific Practice 2016-04-06T14:09:43.943

2 Is there a loophole in Kitcher's argument for the inadequacy of the law of association? 2016-05-10T13:29:13.430

2 Does Hume's skepticism about causality depend on his belief that all ideas are derived from sense impressions? 2016-11-11T10:20:49.480

2 Is it possible to have a non-empirical realistic view? 2018-01-14T07:23:49.133

2 Does Hume's skepticism about induction extend to his treatise? 2018-02-05T15:51:31.587

2 Is it (not) possible to know causality from empirical knowledge? 2018-03-01T08:42:38.493

2 What is common between the rationalists and empiricists? 2018-03-08T23:45:15.573

2 How does Descartes' "cogito, ergo sum" affect Hume's experienced based epistemology and Kant's transcendental philosophy? 2018-07-13T12:45:01.750

2 Innateness - Locke's Criticism - Comprehending a philosophical text 2018-11-23T06:34:48.937

2 Mach and Norton thought experiments in science 2019-01-01T13:08:41.480

2 Are formal sciences rationalistic and natural sciences empiricist? 2019-07-25T00:55:38.620

2 Is it a logical fallacy? A question about majority opinion and samples 2019-11-12T14:55:31.763

2 How is rationalism still used today? 2019-12-11T09:40:51.590

2 How does Sellars's "myth of given" relate to Quine's "observation sentences"? 2020-01-18T11:20:21.550

2 Stupidity and morality, how do they relate? 2020-05-28T02:56:57.857

2 Empiricism and Morality 2021-02-04T18:25:02.000

1 Help me understand Logical Positivists points 2014-01-25T20:00:55.503

1 Evidence for beliefs 2015-01-09T05:29:17.433

1 Hypothetically observable 2016-05-30T21:44:26.727

1 Empiricism out the door 2017-05-24T08:07:18.887

1 Is it philosophically tenable to refuse a universal moral system? 2017-09-29T20:24:33.443

1 How does Hume justify his account of the origin of causation to a general sense? 2018-02-19T03:17:48.667

1 What's the purpose of philosophical "isms"? 2018-04-07T07:47:19.227

1 How does Kant actually resolve the free will / empirical causality contradiction? 2018-05-18T16:07:02.777

1 Philosophy of Science and the nature of observation: what counts as 'observable'? 2018-08-22T10:32:51.173

1 Why cannot the following theory be refuted by logic but is rejected because of lack of empirical support? 2018-09-11T08:57:26.613

1 Are the Argument From Perspectival Variation and the Argument From Perceptual Relativity one and the same? 2019-04-13T21:59:56.457

1 Should we accept non-predictive inductive arguments based on cultural judgments? 2019-06-20T20:49:51.360

1 How would Hume reply to Kant saying there are synthetic a priori propositions? 2019-11-26T02:09:50.607

1 Evidence for Aristotle being an empiricist? 2020-01-12T10:28:02.500

1 Is there any inconsistency in Berkley's philosophy? 2020-04-23T09:43:47.743

1 Was Hans Reichenbach really a logical empiricist? Did he really think that logic was empirical? 2020-05-22T13:33:12.347

1 What is the difference between 'sense-data' and 'facts'? 2020-11-02T21:58:15.057