Tag: rationality

22 Is it a fallacy to say that a sane person cannot apply rational thought to the motivations of the insane? 2015-12-01T16:58:45.707

21 Is immorality just irrationality? 2018-03-12T17:15:21.167

17 What impact has Douglas Hofstadter's superrationality had in terms of philosophy? 2012-04-15T02:59:55.093

13 When and why do we say that two things are the same? 2011-06-11T09:36:48.110

10 What is Kant's argument about the relationship between logic and reason? 2012-02-08T20:24:56.940

9 Is there any prospect for a unified account of rationality? 2015-11-12T01:34:21.587

8 Are there any differences between the Eastern and Western philosophical traditions on what constitutes rationality? 2011-12-11T20:54:44.620

8 Why wouldn't a government be as tainted as ordinary people according to Hobbes? 2014-04-26T19:25:37.843

7 Why does Aquinas argue that rationality of the universe points to a creator? 2012-11-20T21:39:32.280

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

6 Does rational choice theory stack up against reality? 2011-11-08T05:35:22.327

6 Is one rationally justified in assuming a dominant philosophical position that one has some reasons to doubt? 2016-08-29T17:20:09.433

6 Are there any aspects of science which do not change over time? 2017-09-24T13:40:22.667

6 Can something be rational but not logical? 2017-09-26T15:59:43.250

6 Can it be rational to have beliefs one knows to be inconsistent? 2019-12-13T16:30:08.620

6 Can animals follow logical rules of inference? 2020-07-02T10:48:55.293

5 Is it wrong to say something is X if it cannot not be X? 2011-09-01T11:01:43.817

5 Can playing lotteries be rational? 2012-09-28T20:47:24.517

5 What arguments have there been on the relative merits of praxeology vs rationality? 2013-10-24T06:44:05.317

5 What would Kant say about an irrational person? 2014-07-19T19:48:05.607

5 Hiddenness of God 2017-11-06T14:10:38.640

5 Why does Newcomb's paradox seem to have different solutions depending on when the choice is made despite determinism? 2018-04-14T11:18:10.027

5 Understanding McDowell's Mind and World 2018-10-03T18:03:36.443

5 Are there writers on the topic of an inherent human bias towards the value of rational thinking? 2019-02-14T13:16:15.523

4 What would constitute a reasonable expectation of privacy? 2012-12-19T01:00:50.960

4 Why are humans risk-averse? 2013-05-01T06:54:13.550

4 Is induction as a means to reach a conclusion rational? 2013-05-16T12:47:41.480

4 Is atheism or agnosticism more rational? 2015-03-21T20:41:29.407

4 Why does Kierkegaard's pseudonym Johannes De Silentio believe Abraham exemplifies faith? 2016-01-19T10:02:39.653

4 What is the point of prayer for theological rationalists? 2016-07-22T19:56:14.370

4 What arguments support the idea that rational thinking requires language use? 2016-10-20T23:19:53.280

4 How could human choices be actually rational? 2017-03-20T16:15:03.793

4 Equal evidence for and against a belief - which to choose? 2018-01-23T11:45:10.283

4 Are there philosophers who have considered free will for agents who are not considered rational? 2018-08-25T18:37:45.560

4 Question about Cogito, ergo sum 2021-02-08T16:57:24.290

3 What is this expanded notion of rationality called? 2013-03-08T04:16:01.840

3 Free Will and Rational Thought - Kant 2015-01-05T17:23:52.490

3 Does existentialism rule out the existence of a rational world? 2015-07-20T16:25:48.437

3 How can rational choice theory be explanatory? 2015-12-29T13:43:20.803

3 Theories of rationality/emotions which make Epicurus' death argument work? 2017-03-25T21:16:16.993

3 Is it logical to fall in love? 2017-06-30T06:25:16.453

3 What defines "lack of evidence" and is it irrational to believe in something without evidence? 2017-10-02T18:15:46.590

3 Why would philosophical agnosticism and pragmatic atheism be considered more rational than philosophical agnosticism and pragmatic theism? 2018-04-03T07:06:40.970

3 reductio ad absurdum vs. argument by lack of imagination 2018-05-02T02:32:37.780

3 Please explain Good's solution to why we should make new observations 2018-06-15T00:42:28.223

3 Can a ban on certain words be justified rationally? 2018-08-17T16:08:08.237

3 How can we decide which view to accept concerning our ultimate justification of our knowledge (M√ľnchhausen trilemma)? 2019-07-28T02:06:42.723

3 Philosophical framework for avoiding short-term strategies 2020-01-06T05:13:51.547

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

3 What are the most rational basic beliefs? 2020-05-05T06:40:22.087

2 What rationalizations exist for motivation? 2014-02-06T19:28:48.853

2 Buridan's ass (and determinism) 2014-07-02T23:47:51.977

2 What are the necessary and sufficient constraints on the world-to-mind direction of fit? 2014-10-21T00:07:59.993

2 If intelligence maximizes future freedom of action, then are intelligent agents free? 2014-12-09T19:00:03.117

2 Are aesthetic judgments rational? 2015-07-14T00:37:36.437

2 Is rationality the same as instrumentality? 2016-01-16T16:26:36.680

2 What makes the "lazy arguments" (you have no chance, so don't bother) valid or invalid? 2016-01-31T23:29:09.183

2 Can reason defend itself without resort to reason? 2016-03-24T04:20:58.933

2 Are we obliged (have responsibility) to think/act rationaly? 2016-09-09T18:12:18.643

2 If all men became equally rational, would rationality still have any meaning? 2017-08-01T14:14:38.560

2 The Law of Identity and Emptiness 2018-01-29T08:04:18.457

2 Is it possible for the "feeling of having a rational thought" to be an illusion? If so, how can you have any confidence whatsoever in your thoughts? 2018-04-13T04:05:22.730

2 Do objective improvements to descriptive ethics always improve normative ethics? 2018-05-14T13:18:07.710

2 Are there contemporary adherents to this view about systemised ethics? 2018-11-14T07:01:51.457

2 Has anyone claimed that no decision is inherently better or more rational than any other decision? 2018-11-20T15:23:02.483

2 Two Solutions to the Problem of Death 2019-01-08T07:32:15.653

2 How does Socrates's acting on a dream in Plato's Phaedo square with his rationality? 2019-03-07T18:41:55.507

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

2 Why should we treat others as *always* rational when they are not? 2020-11-24T17:29:01.033

1 Does Risk Aversion cause Diminishing Marginal Utility, or vice versa? 2014-01-06T22:41:03.740

1 Is it possible to prove the invalidity of logic without using logic? 2015-04-09T04:25:35.893

1 What sets apart humans from other animals? 2015-11-25T20:17:52.200

1 Do human beings always act rationally (i.e. in an internally consistent manner)? 2015-12-22T20:38:40.897

1 Is it legitimate to win a moral debate with logic? 2016-02-03T06:10:09.247

1 Has Descartes interpreted the rational mind as res cogitans? 2017-01-21T18:05:13.850

1 What are sanctions for logical inconsistency? 2017-02-13T15:05:51.360

1 Is human civilization doomed to repeat cycles of cataclysms? 2017-06-27T18:57:00.953

1 Why do some consider it irrational to pray? 2017-10-16T18:38:06.970

1 Is it possible for a human being to be rational? 2018-06-23T01:40:03.180

1 What does it mean to be rational? 2018-08-13T15:51:25.000

1 Can we adopt a certain perspective without subjective experience? 2018-11-23T15:48:42.250

1 An attempt at reconstructing the reasoning behind Kant's universalization principle 2020-02-02T11:48:40.553

0 Is the universe rational? 2012-12-02T03:58:33.160

0 Rational irrationality of emotions and simulated annealing 2014-04-16T04:35:49.990

0 Intuition as long term rational thinking 2014-04-19T09:01:19.977

0 Are we that different from (irrational) animals? 2015-04-26T16:06:17.443

0 Should the power of an explanation have limited scope? 2016-07-27T22:51:54.330

0 Do metaphysics touch the aspect of rational behavior? 2016-08-16T00:21:48.247

0 Is symbolic regression Popperian or inductivist? 2018-12-19T07:41:54.547

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

0 What is the difference between stupid and crazy? 2019-08-30T18:47:53.947

0 How do you compare the classical(Aristotilean) and Humean picture of the relationship between desire and practical reason? 2020-03-22T17:00:40.513

0 According to Kant, which one is an autonomous being: me or my rationality? 2020-07-31T04:30:52.710

0 How do ethicists tackle the question "Is it immoral to have sex in public places?" Is it possible to use rational and empirical ideas to answer? 2020-10-30T21:21:05.133

0 According to game theory, are people trustworthy? 2020-11-28T18:01:30.140

0 How does Kant argue that all people have moral dignity 2020-12-17T11:26:55.237

-1 Recent versions of books such as Critique of Pure Reason 2019-12-27T08:20:37.430

-2 From "what-is" to "why-is" to "ought" -- can "why-is" close the "is-ought" gap? 2020-07-24T19:38:47.660

-3 Is the rationality an instinct for the man? 2016-01-12T21:31:16.200