Tag: ontology

206 Was mathematics invented or discovered? 2011-06-07T20:04:17.683

63 Why is there something instead of nothing? 2011-07-20T11:09:05.410

57 What is the difference between metaphysics and ontology? 2011-10-27T15:15:52.710

45 Do numbers exist independently from observers? 2011-06-17T09:33:04.390

42 Does a negative claimant have a burden of proof? 2011-07-01T03:49:38.643

36 Fundamental idea on proving God's existence with science 2018-04-18T14:39:25.937

35 How can one differentiate nonexistent entities? 2011-08-17T18:22:00.987

31 To what extent do we choose our beliefs? 2011-07-22T13:36:32.813

29 Are we living in a simulation? The evidence 2018-02-01T12:04:59.720

28 Where is the weakness in the ontological proof for God's existence? 2011-07-20T14:18:10.933

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

24 Are there any philosophical arguments to disprove or weaken solipsism? 2011-06-10T01:50:00.133

22 Is the truth a privative? 2011-04-05T15:15:46.710

19 Is Nothing actually imaginable? 2013-01-07T02:44:41.217

19 Does True Randomness actually exist? 2015-11-05T18:40:27.237

18 Can something come out of nothing or not? Why? 2013-09-17T14:15:00.410

16 What are the connections between philosophy and semantic web? 2011-06-16T19:44:48.817

15 How can the physical world be an abstract mathematical structure a la Tegmark? 2016-02-19T19:31:54.697

15 How can something non-physical exist? 2016-05-06T21:53:55.977

14 Is everyone considered a "philosopher"? 2011-11-14T20:32:38.313

14 Does Santa Claus exist? 2013-12-19T22:03:59.150

14 Why do modern materialists tend to favor determinism? 2015-12-14T23:17:27.057

14 What does "physical" mean to philosophers? 2017-04-03T17:16:49.620

14 What essential properties make us human? 2019-02-26T12:03:21.540

13 Does the Simulation Argument differ in essence from the Evil Genius puzzle? 2012-12-13T17:53:52.927

13 Could it be possible that the universe doesn't exist? 2014-12-22T07:15:51.743

12 Does claiming something exists imply that the number 1 exists? 2011-07-24T15:55:36.953

12 What's the relationship between epistemology and ontology in different traditions? 2012-05-11T15:28:36.680

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

12 Are infinities in physics (or in any other materalist philosophy) actually possible? 2014-09-24T00:31:28.213

12 How many angels can dance on the head of a pin? 2016-01-07T03:44:20.910

11 What makes a good question? 2011-11-02T07:59:15.280

11 Why is the problem of universals a problem? 2015-07-02T16:43:20.767

10 What would a quantum interpretation without ontology be like? 2013-02-14T11:57:06.223

10 What does the "meaning of Being" mean in Being and Time? 2014-08-12T16:37:33.390

10 Who does Wil Wheaton represent in "Big Bang Theory"? 2014-08-29T13:20:07.047

10 What is put on what (the mayo or the eggs) and why? 2017-10-10T18:47:04.327

9 What are the major criticisms of Alain Badiou's claim that mathematics is ontology? 2011-06-11T17:47:11.500

9 What is the purpose of Plato's concept of Form? 2012-01-23T23:23:04.430

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

9 Why isn't existence a predicate? 2015-03-08T20:46:00.797

9 Causality vs. implication 2015-05-31T14:52:22.977

9 Is Aristotle's resolution of Zeno's paradoxes vindicated by motion in the intuitionistic continuum? 2015-12-02T08:49:37.833

9 What does Kant mean by "Existence is not a predicate"? 2016-06-10T09:42:08.813

9 How can we take the ontologies of our best physical theories seriously? 2016-10-16T15:16:17.883

8 Is the idea of dividing the universe into particles anything more than a convenience? 2013-01-13T05:58:58.787

8 Is Stephen Hawking's denial that gods exists founded on a misunderstanding? 2014-01-24T18:29:10.520

8 Do all objects have properties? 2014-02-23T13:46:17.083

8 How does materialism understand affect? 2014-04-10T01:34:05.560

8 Which ontological commitments are embedded in a straightforward Turing machine model? 2014-07-06T23:18:45.467

8 Presentism and simultaneity 2015-09-12T05:32:56.223

8 How does a realist account for causation between universals and particulars? 2016-04-06T08:44:56.297

8 What are the counterexamples to Kant's argument that existence is not a predicate? 2017-03-07T15:25:55.567

7 Are there borderline cases of existence? 2011-09-28T05:37:14.517

7 Why is infinite regress a problem for ontological explanations? 2012-04-17T11:00:42.023

7 What is the difference between Derrida's Deconstruction and Heidegger's Destruktion? 2013-05-05T06:38:51.590

7 How does an Immaterial being interact with the material realm? 2014-02-11T02:51:10.953

7 If God is pure act of being, where does the essence of being come from? 2014-12-06T19:14:11.190

7 Can we know the fundamental nature of space and time? 2015-04-22T20:36:28.950

7 Are there philosophies that call for things which are not mind nor matter? 2016-03-06T02:42:36.967

7 How is existence in presentism reconciled with relativity of simultaneity? 2016-06-09T06:36:23.400

7 Is the idea of intuitive intellect, generally attributed to God, accepted as possible? 2016-11-26T21:01:45.700

7 Are "to exist" and "to have being" the same? 2017-02-08T23:45:34.047

7 What are the criteria for existence? 2018-04-27T10:10:33.570

6 What does it mean that a claim is a claim of nonexistence? 2011-07-08T13:01:29.720

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

6 What caused the turns from monism to dualism in Russell and Chalmers? 2012-01-15T11:38:58.800

6 If ontology is the study of being, is there a name for the study of change? 2012-06-13T00:29:13.037

6 What is the ontological stance of formalists on mathematical objects? 2012-08-24T14:09:33.850

6 Psychoanalysis and the ontologization of the self 2012-09-19T07:40:40.013

6 What is the Event according to Badiou? 2013-02-04T16:28:57.757

6 Succinct argument for the fundamental role of binary digits as information units 2013-03-13T00:57:19.733

6 Perspectives on the nature of imaginary things? 2013-09-13T15:55:05.420

6 Can there be Creation Ex Nihilo? 2014-04-30T23:41:48.530

6 Does phenomenology determine ontology? 2014-09-26T00:02:57.483

6 Absolute Truth - Is there existence? 2015-08-04T21:58:29.983

6 If P is a property, then is (not P) a property? 2015-09-05T05:53:52.677

6 How does Putnam reconcile having referents in language with rejection of realism? 2015-09-12T22:48:20.343

6 Is science possible in a world where a god acts? 2015-10-24T15:39:08.723

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

6 Are arguments based on conceivability refuted by ideas from fantasy and sci-fi? 2015-12-14T20:36:29.040

6 Did Kant come to believe that we have access to things-in-themselves after all? 2016-01-22T02:10:11.413

6 What does it mean for something to exist? 2016-06-28T19:35:52.250

6 What is the fallacy of defining a square as “a closed-plane figure whose sides are all equal”? 2016-11-07T22:39:46.100

6 For Husserl, how can we know things in themselves? 2017-09-13T23:52:00.310

6 What is the difference (if any) between the concepts of natural numbers and finite cardinals? 2017-12-17T20:22:47.153

6 Is there a philosophical principle stating that everything that can be imagined can possibly / must necessarily exist? 2018-06-13T11:25:55.947

6 Are all pancomputationalist models for the universe compatible with informational realism? 2018-07-26T12:55:18.357

6 What is actual is a metaphysical necessity? 2018-12-13T10:49:42.283

6 Book on Meinong's theory of objects 2019-01-10T12:13:16.163

6 Ontological Foundations of Epistemology: Perspectives on Entities Regarding Knowledge 2019-10-09T16:59:17.260

5 Is perfection conceivable? 2011-09-15T08:51:07.907

5 Is Descarte putting the cart before the horse when he says 'cogito ergo sum'? 2012-04-11T01:48:38.207

5 Can something be actually possible yet logically impossible? 2012-06-10T02:32:31.187

5 How do we know that grammar is a thing? 2012-07-10T22:40:08.987

5 Do you agree with Hegel's assertion: 'quantity changes lead to quality changes'? 2012-08-05T20:19:15.013

5 Spinoza's a priori proof for the existence of God 2012-10-30T19:30:54.650

5 What state(s) (is/are) the next state of the universe dependant on? 2013-06-16T18:09:07.023

5 How does one differentiate epistemological and ontological claims? 2013-08-02T05:27:27.447