Tag: metaphilosophy

73 Can you prove anything in philosophy? 2011-06-07T22:21:23.047

37 Why doesn't philosophy have higher standards for its arguments? 2019-07-15T05:04:41.987

30 Why should I read about philosophy? 2012-12-01T13:17:50.660

25 What is Philosophy? 2011-06-07T20:58:30.760

18 How is Philosophy related to Science? 2018-03-01T15:08:38.777

17 Is Philosophy formalisable? 2012-03-23T01:37:29.553

16 Where one should draw a line between X and Philosophy of X? 2015-12-24T04:23:32.033

14 "→" is the symbol for material implication. Is there such a thing as "immaterial implication"? 2015-03-16T22:42:41.327

13 Are there clearly defined limits to philosophy? 2014-05-06T15:02:00.373

11 Are there philosophical theories that are either confirmed or refuted by the majority of experts? 2015-10-07T08:46:39.887

11 When did philosophers decide philosophy was not useful, and why? 2020-08-21T15:48:07.647

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

10 What hierarchies exist in different branches of Philosophy? 2011-07-28T02:27:55.713

10 What is the distinction between mysticism and metaphysics? 2015-12-13T20:00:17.093

10 Is it thought that analytic philosophy is in decline after the linguistic turn? 2016-02-03T22:17:18.607

9 What, if any, are the differences between materialism and empiricism? 2011-09-28T04:40:05.843

9 Can a philosopher philosophize without logic? 2012-10-01T12:35:26.463

9 Does a philosopher need much knowledge of mathematical/formal logic? 2012-11-10T18:30:51.213

9 Is our Philosophy, the Human Philosophy, the only possible Philosophy which can exist? 2014-07-29T19:38:02.823

9 How to implement the so called 'principle of charity'? 2016-02-17T07:01:14.543

9 Are we studying philosophy or philosophers? 2016-09-16T09:22:32.003

8 What are some examples of solved philosophical problems? 2014-05-10T19:27:44.887

8 Modern Sophists? 2015-05-03T14:58:51.710

8 Tomatoes, Wisdom and Intelligence? 2015-06-08T16:55:15.440

8 What is the logical distinction between “the same” and “equal to?” 2019-09-23T18:06:29.743

7 Does doing comparative philosophy presuposse adopting cultural-relativism? 2015-11-24T22:02:20.043

7 Defining terms in philosophy? 2016-08-31T14:15:33.837

7 Is philosophy about organizing our ignorance? 2016-10-26T01:54:22.680

7 When is something necessary, according to Hume? 2017-12-15T14:41:07.883

7 Can we do anything we want in philosophy? 2018-02-28T14:12:58.953

7 What is the goal and toolset of philosophy? 2019-07-16T06:14:50.743

6 Philosophy of Philosophy and Experience 2011-07-16T18:50:51.193

6 If there is progress in philosophy, Why is there no philosophers or thinkers as important today as in the past? 2013-04-14T12:50:31.830

6 What is the purpose of answers to metaphysical questions? 2015-03-17T14:49:59.093

6 Is formal education required to fully grasp (academic/analytic) philosophy? 2015-05-17T10:47:29.107

6 What are some good introductions to analytic ontology? 2015-11-23T20:36:37.140

6 Which problem is Russell focusing on while providing a solution, in his introduction to the Tractatus? 2016-03-22T16:19:32.930

6 The difference between poetry and philosophy, and whether a quote can describe a philosophy 2017-11-15T00:47:42.910

6 Aren't all children philosophers? 2018-06-30T15:15:12.870

6 Can it be shown that video games have in some way impacted philosophy or vice versa? 2018-09-29T13:14:07.200

6 How are the assumptions underlying logic chosen? 2018-10-25T20:22:05.510

5 How would you describe the relationship of science and philosophy of science? 2013-03-23T12:38:49.950

5 Does everything which can be figured out through observation disqualify as philosophy? 2013-04-05T12:53:37.477

5 Aren't rational thinkers falling a prey to a logical fallacy? 2014-05-25T06:01:34.180

5 What are the standards for good and bad philosophy? 2014-07-03T20:42:49.953

5 What kind of philospher believes many philospical issues can be reduced to defining words? 2014-10-24T22:47:13.080

5 Does definition of Fact in philosophy have any relation with time and place? 2015-11-19T14:49:46.010

5 How do psychoanalysts like Freud and Lacan interpret the concept of "proof"? 2016-04-03T21:16:02.953

5 Philosophical responses to possible biases in the philosophical canon? 2016-09-21T07:08:09.117

5 What is the argument for Heidegger's claim that philosophy can only be done in Greek and German? 2016-09-21T07:55:40.503

5 What do philosophers make of intractable metaphysical controversies? 2018-02-19T11:56:44.500

5 Were any pre-Socratic philosophers interested in building schools/academies? 2018-08-07T10:49:23.260

5 Can / Should Philosophy be made more 'accessible'? 2018-10-29T10:01:59.147

5 What is the order of questions? 2018-12-11T11:07:57.973

5 What properties does "intuition" need in order to be counted as philosophical evidence? 2019-05-06T16:34:53.143

5 Trichotomy in philosophy 2019-08-23T15:25:21.387

5 Is philosophy primarily about proving things to the best of our ability? 2019-11-26T10:18:39.650

4 Which Philosophers are most often cited as Materialists? 2011-09-26T02:18:58.387

4 What philosophical tradition/ school advocates the use of informal logic as a better tool than formal logic? 2012-09-28T13:13:19.320

4 Can knowledge about argumentation be sufficient for philosophical logic without too symbolic or mathematical concepts? 2012-09-30T17:15:37.553

4 Is there any philosophical concept all philosophers agree about? 2013-12-28T12:32:06.573

4 What are the practical ramifications of philosophy & How can we make it relevant to ordinary people 2014-01-13T18:35:49.247

4 Are areas of philosophy besides logic subjective? 2014-05-09T15:46:26.270

4 Understanding philosophy from a mathematicians perspective 2014-05-30T06:22:16.187

4 Role of Science 2014-06-04T18:48:09.787

4 Why are Free Will discussions always framed as a question of "free will" rather than "free choice" (of action)? 2014-07-04T03:52:55.233

4 When does the philosophy of a newly created (academic) discipline typically arise? 2014-07-06T20:57:05.163

4 What happens to a philosophical question when it is solved for good? 2015-04-29T04:06:55.153

4 Philosophy is the mother of all science 2015-06-29T12:09:11.193

4 Is 'meaning of life' a recent topic in philosophy? 2015-11-23T11:37:44.657

4 What are the criteria by which we could determine whether some field is philosophy rather than wisdom? 2015-11-24T19:10:24.427

4 Can philosophy justify itself? 2016-01-03T17:22:59.997

4 Can a question be bullshit? 2016-09-15T13:26:44.150

4 What exactly is "Anti-Formalism" in philosophy? 2017-05-03T11:07:05.693

4 What good is philosophy that is not clearly reasoned? 2017-06-27T18:54:33.197

4 Implication of Rorty's concession to Ramberg that true statements "get things right"? 2017-08-30T19:24:57.870

4 Does computer science have an impact on Philosophy? 2018-01-13T20:31:47.377

4 Contemporary philosophy of nature? 2018-02-18T19:17:36.533

4 Can myth be a part of philosophy? 2018-08-25T22:26:44.423

4 What makes epistemology unscientific? 2018-08-30T22:29:38.267

4 How can I do my philosophy privately and independently? 2018-11-02T15:15:13.233

4 Do you need to know what philosophy is to study it? 2018-12-31T13:33:15.887

4 Can Philosophy explain itself? 2019-01-03T11:33:50.857

4 What am I missing in texts that say things that are so obvious as to seem pointless? 2019-01-28T02:54:41.690

4 Are there any points of convergence between analytical and traditional concept based philosophy? 2019-12-01T16:56:10.207

4 Do philosophers generally reject that philosophical reasoning relies on axioms? 2020-06-11T21:58:53.943

3 What is a mathematical representation of the physical world? 2011-08-19T05:43:14.033

3 What is meant by an Appeal? 2012-12-13T05:08:24.697

3 Fundamental Questions of Contemporary Philosophy 2014-01-08T11:31:23.977

3 Are the Efforts to Fuse Philosophy and Pop Culture Superficial? 2014-01-25T22:24:57.470

3 Is There A Practical Limit On The Number Of "Levels" On Which Metaphilosophical Inquiry Can Be Conducted? 2014-07-04T04:27:03.707

3 What does "non-philosophy" mean in the works of Laruelle (and scholars of Laruelle)? 2014-08-07T13:58:18.827

3 Is avoiding hypocrisy an impulse for philosophy? 2014-08-28T23:07:17.347

3 Is the question: why there is something rather than nothing?, the root of all philosophy? 2015-03-19T18:33:00.223

3 Is there any connection between mental illness and philosophical thought? 2015-08-23T08:50:21.637

3 What is the basis for answering philosophical questions? 2015-11-11T22:24:04.753

3 Do philosophical theories stay independent of scientific discoveries? 2015-11-27T17:36:07.650

3 What is an assumption? 2015-12-01T20:53:57.123

3 Physicalist platonism? 2015-12-14T08:59:42.300