Tag: physics

34 Why is the complex number an integral part of physical reality? 2018-03-15T01:24:31.070

30 Do fundamental concepts in physics have any logical basis? 2011-08-29T04:13:01.750

19 What are some arguments against the brain-in-a-vat thought experiment? 2015-12-28T15:12:27.860

16 How much philosophy should a physicist know? 2011-10-20T06:58:22.597

16 Is time a physical factor or just a concept? 2012-04-18T04:08:26.010

16 Are mathematical suppositions of physical theories determined uniquely according to Aristotle and Plato? 2014-09-22T16:24:36.730

15 What distinguishes cause from effect when they are simultaneous? 2011-06-25T05:49:23.023

12 How can I develop my critical thinking skills? 2013-09-14T04:13:38.133

12 How could our universe suddenly appear out of nothingness? 2014-10-06T23:44:17.597

11 Euler's 1746 philosophy paper 2016-06-17T04:10:26.343

10 Was Einstein a philosopher? 2011-06-13T19:03:10.467

10 How did materialists historically fit magnetism into their model? 2012-12-15T03:33:16.587

10 Can the observer be the observed? 2013-07-28T22:50:02.597

10 Does free will require an event to occur without a predecessor (thereby violating causality)? 2013-12-16T03:06:33.597

10 What is the ontological status of information that is permanently inaccessible to any conceivable observer? 2013-12-31T22:23:37.310

9 Can we be Boltzmann brains? Or, how can we be sure there is no conspiracy about the past? 2011-11-09T12:58:08.480

8 Is there a known limit to relationship between physics and mathematics? 2012-10-08T17:49:30.620

8 Can anything truly be simultaneous? 2013-02-13T00:01:51.680

7 Are "'why' questions" useful in or applicable to the study of science? 2013-12-14T19:22:30.823

7 Are artificially synthesized chemical elements natural? 2016-10-01T19:35:48.220

6 Where does Aristotle's Posterior Analytics disagree with modern philosophy of science? 2012-06-21T19:02:22.950

6 Why can the human mind perceive things that are not reality, despite being born from it? 2013-07-07T02:30:51.220

6 Can 'Nothing Exist before we measure it'? 2013-12-30T22:51:31.780

6 Must time pass in order for causality to operate? 2015-07-10T22:48:14.200

6 Is the delayed choice quantum eraser a refutation of principle of causality? How does contemporary philosophy make sense of it? 2015-09-27T06:48:26.150

6 Does Aristotle inspire late-20th or 21st century physicists? 2015-12-02T12:51:41.170

6 What philosophical problem did Newton solve? 2016-03-21T23:01:06.143

6 Why do philosophical discussions of the teleportation paradox seem to ignore the physics involved? 2016-10-18T06:10:06.063

6 Are There Any Hegelian Approaches to Modern Physics? 2021-02-05T18:31:58.340

5 How to understand numbers that become really large? 2012-07-02T07:14:56.840

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

5 Should turbulence be thought of as a saturated phenomenon? 2013-07-26T13:53:03.710

5 Discovering inter-atomic forces or taking Newtons law seriously 2014-06-23T14:18:08.607

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

5 Are variational principles/Heron's principle final causes? 2015-09-05T02:02:56.537

5 What would the existence of the multiverse mean for theology? 2017-05-22T14:17:42.017

5 If we aren't approaching the final theory, does it mean there's an infinite number of natural laws? 2017-08-13T07:39:34.230

5 One big theory of Everything (TOE) or multiple "domain specific" theories? 2018-01-03T13:22:07.263

5 What would a fractal universe tell us about Time? 2018-11-07T09:37:59.197

4 Is the conservation of matter/energy principle and 'quanta' of Physics implicit in Lucretius ontology? 2011-11-06T11:42:05.393

4 Can an extensionless atom be also round? 2012-05-09T13:11:27.163

4 What does Einstein's quote "If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts" mean? 2013-04-07T22:25:39.407

4 Physics and Nozick's explanatory self-subsumption 2013-05-28T08:38:11.963

4 What are the philosophical implications of the fact that Rule 110 is universal? 2013-06-03T22:46:52.907

4 Physics, Theoretical Understanding and the Limits of Human Knowledge/Understanding 2013-12-20T23:04:22.733

4 What is the difference between determinism and superdeterminism? 2014-04-04T18:56:23.893

4 Name of approaches of physics in terms of laws vs in terms of correlations? 2014-04-30T06:22:20.743

4 Is it theoretically possible for a bottomless pits to exist in a finite universe? 2014-09-09T17:06:06.953

4 What is the opposite of the reductionist approach? 2015-01-24T22:13:56.080

4 Does Alvin Plantinga's solution to the problem of divine action entail a total denial of the applicability of Newtonian physics to the world? 2016-06-22T03:56:50.693

4 What is the basis for attributing discontinuity to space-time? 2016-12-10T16:33:43.503

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

4 Does all matter exist forever? 2017-08-23T09:06:08.217

4 Why are physical laws so simple? 2018-10-14T01:01:13.753

4 Are all unobservables in physics very small? 2018-11-14T08:13:15.777

4 Is probability in classical physics always bayesian? 2020-08-24T09:12:56.867

3 What is the "New Essentialism"? 2012-06-21T19:28:28.517

3 Are electron fields physically real? 2013-06-04T10:49:53.213

3 Why do all consciousnesses seem to be in the present? 2013-07-22T23:11:50.993

3 Could our universe simply be abstract mathematical existence? 2014-04-02T20:40:40.820

3 Illogical part of universe 2014-05-09T08:24:09.050

3 Epicureanism and speed of light 2014-06-27T10:57:59.803

3 Is the Kuhnian paradigm shift (or sublation) materialistic or idealistic? 2014-06-28T00:58:01.103

3 Should the easiness with which math is applied to the world be a surprise? 2014-11-16T23:34:37.650

3 Does "ens materiale" = "ens sensible"? If so, why? 2015-06-12T00:07:08.040

3 Is free will fundamental property of everything? 2017-05-01T23:33:39.237

3 How do we learn math and science? 2017-07-28T03:06:45.883

3 Is the phenomenom of “subjective consciousness” or “qualia” formally captured by any state-of-the-art Theoretical Model in Physics? 2018-04-14T07:02:07.727

3 When Aristotle is speaking of things that are clear to us, is he thinking of entities or formulas? 2018-04-26T12:08:02.733

3 What should be first according to Aristotle: the nature of being or the nature of explanation? 2018-04-30T12:43:31.850

3 What kind of philosophy of the foundations of physics can there be? 2019-10-17T07:26:43.070

3 Physical correlates of consciousness 2020-01-06T16:46:26.387

3 "v = 1 m/s": predicate or relation? Any literature? 2020-06-02T07:32:06.457

3 What fallacy is this? Ignoring rate of change 2020-08-14T17:47:49.333

2 Is time "Unreal"? 2013-05-20T04:30:30.087

2 Nothing, God & Physical law 2014-02-21T08:28:03.130

2 Can anyone explain the very beginning of The Analysis of Matter to me? 2014-08-28T19:38:01.433

2 field concept - historical and contemporay perspectives? 2015-01-14T20:18:04.217

2 How can I make my friend who likes IT and physics interested in philosophy? 2016-12-15T20:04:52.560

2 Shouldn't Last Thurdayism be able to be proved wrong by Physics? 2017-12-07T03:25:58.433

2 I am a physically dying human. Will I limit myself to consideration of physics or will I consider that which is extra-physical? 2018-01-20T17:23:54.000

2 Black hole information paradox implications 2018-01-28T16:18:57.663

2 Do naturalists think that only microscopic physical things exist? 2018-04-14T19:19:43.747

2 What are the third and fourth ways in which William Charlton says "being" is used in Aristotle? 2018-04-29T12:03:09.627

2 Philosophy - Does Einstein's Block Universe theory prove Nietzsche's Eternal Return theory is true? 2018-07-27T04:17:07.510

2 What's the difference between logical modalities and physical modalities? 2018-09-26T21:04:34.540

2 What is the difference between world and universe? 2020-10-24T02:46:02.853

1 Does the Weak Anthropic Principle make certain assumptions about the nature of sentient biological organisms? 2012-08-11T12:45:34.817

1 Was Newtons corpuscular theory of light influenced by that of Democritus? 2013-08-11T23:39:39.927

1 Is logic universe-dependent? 2013-12-03T11:57:09.837

1 What is the entropy of the universe at the time of the Big Bang? 2014-12-18T16:55:53.070

1 Quantum Mechanics and Radical Constructivism 2014-12-31T15:10:39.027

1 Holism, reductionism and emergence 2015-01-25T00:41:17.097

1 Precedent for the idea of superluminal choice 2015-01-31T13:27:00.997

1 Aristotle's Physics: Why do objects strike the ground harder when dropped from higher? 2016-11-19T03:57:22.950

1 Is there a better answer to this argument claiming the impossibility of time extending infinitely into the past? 2017-01-27T18:24:12.180

1 Are Theists and physicists talking about an empty universe or no universe at all? 2017-01-28T02:57:22.040

1 Time as a physical dimension 2017-03-11T17:47:27.973

1 Is the reasoning behind this proof that a unified scientific theory of everything in physics is impossible correct? 2017-05-07T05:03:08.767