Tag: reality

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

23 Can we prove reality? 2014-09-11T19:20:17.960

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

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

17 Are we all ‘atheist’ or 'agnostic in a pandemic'? 2020-03-17T05:11:08.153

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

12 Existence of an Intelligible Physical World beyond the Mind 2011-06-16T00:12:41.847

12 What makes Humans different from a chemical computer? 2013-05-19T19:56:15.150

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

10 How do the meanings of *to exist*, *to be*, and *real* differ? 2014-03-29T10:14:48.593

10 What makes things real? 2019-09-07T13:49:39.617

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

8 Why distrust our senses? 2014-08-25T17:32:29.650

8 Why does all of existence take place through my subjective point of view? 2018-02-05T20:55:24.537

7 Can someone identify this school of thought? 2021-01-20T13:21:52.407

6 What is the difference between existing in the mind and non-physical existence? 2011-07-22T18:53:53.880

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

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

6 Kant vs Brain in the vat 2013-07-18T00:11:20.600

6 How does Descartes determine that the idea of God has more objective reality than finite substance? 2015-06-30T05:38:26.547

6 Who does Nietzsche denounce for believing that the external world is the product of our organs? 2015-10-20T23:40:21.357

6 Have any thinkers applied empiricism to the dreaming and deep sleep states? 2016-03-29T04:05:30.167

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 The experience of simultaneously holding very different interpretations of reality 2019-09-08T12:26:03.963

6 Wanted references to the Phillip K Dick Total Recall (1990) paradox 2019-10-08T07:06:26.340

5 Convincing a brain in a vat of reality 2012-12-16T16:42:21.650

5 What is the philosophical difference between "Reality" and "Truth"? 2015-12-08T07:37:16.447

5 Does Einstein's local realism in quantum mechanics imply superdeterminism? 2016-04-06T08:25:29.830

5 What is the difference between everyday realism and metaphysical realism? 2016-04-06T16:37:02.423

5 Why must physics (empirical measurement) be consistent? 2016-05-09T16:18:58.947

5 Does Reality change when theory change? 2019-01-12T08:19:29.013

5 Is symmetry real? 2019-03-02T05:00:50.937

5 Does the history of our concept of reality, tell us something about Reality? 2019-03-05T14:15:59.390

5 How does the 'Brain in a Vat Argument' differ from the 'Simulation Argument'? 2019-08-05T15:34:56.720

5 McTaggart's Unreality of Time 2021-01-14T08:33:08.730

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 How do correspondence theories handle statements like these? 2013-04-15T10:37:11.450

4 The reality of self 2013-10-30T10:25:21.250

4 How do laws of nature enforce themselves? 2014-12-16T21:23:55.390

4 On insanity and the nature of reality 2016-08-27T14:25:00.580

4 What are facts as considered independently of any thinking being? 2016-09-04T08:03:38.520

4 Are Graham Harman's concealed real objects "inaccessible" or merely "not fully accessible in a given moment"? 2016-09-10T17:04:44.803

4 Any philosophical theories that would allow thoughts to influence the probability of future events AND be consistent with the laws of physics? 2016-10-04T17:30:31.650

4 How do our minds divide spaces and create "entities?" 2016-11-25T23:12:51.170

4 If consciousness was an illusion, would it be less real? 2017-02-24T17:44:17.680

4 Is a pattern a real "thing?" 2017-08-06T20:08:22.037

4 Does one's perception of reality affect reality? 2018-08-16T03:01:44.807

3 Is it necessary/possible to prove that facts exist? 2014-01-29T23:34:43.727

3 Would truly random events be strictly equivalent to events without a cause? 2015-12-23T05:37:37.773

3 What proof do we have that time is moving forward? 2016-04-20T19:33:21.990

3 Can anyone ever know for sure that other people are also conscious? 2017-08-09T09:01:14.383

3 Is reality founded on nonsense? 2017-09-23T19:05:08.107

3 Is it possible to be 100% certain of the existence of reality? 2018-08-06T17:01:53.637

3 Why do we have an expectation of symmetry? 2019-07-08T09:39:33.417

3 Does reality have axioms? 2019-11-12T07:59:56.467

3 Did the physicist Erwin Schrödinger deny that reality existed? 2020-06-06T19:17:45.500

2 If there are infinite realities, do realities exist in which there are no infinite realities? 2014-06-06T20:14:18.047

2 A final end to the depth we can investigate reality? 2015-11-04T21:49:09.610

2 A second indubitable axiom 2017-05-29T20:25:27.177

2 Allegory of the cave & Nietzsche 2017-07-26T13:33:25.743

2 Do people get according to their deeds? 2017-08-13T18:13:24.030

2 Facts vs opinions 2017-09-04T07:32:41.593

2 Is our civilization based on a illusion? 2017-11-02T14:42:25.137

2 To what extent can reality be described as 'culturally constructed'? 2018-03-20T21:48:39.937

2 Do our eyes show us truth? 2018-04-01T01:21:14.017

2 Is it possible to visualize higher dimensional space? 2018-04-02T04:50:33.853

2 Are there any certainties besides "Cogito, ergo sum"? 2018-10-17T17:15:39.110

2 Did David Deutsch really disprove the Simulation Hypothesis? 2018-11-03T10:18:07.483

2 Is reality really “nothing but a hallucination”? 2018-12-12T16:09:35.580

2 Is there a special language for expressing subjective idealism? 2019-01-05T19:51:43.290

2 Plato's cave in reality 2019-02-28T11:23:13.023

2 How can we be certain that we cannot be certain? 2019-03-07T22:59:21.797

2 Mathematical Universe 2019-05-26T20:48:00.847

2 Can we know anything about the "outside", if we are in a simulation? 2019-07-15T07:25:42.720

2 Difficulty finding real life examples of the bad reasons fallacy, is this fallacy committed often? 2019-10-21T01:16:26.023

2 Mechanics of Thought Experiment 2020-09-03T19:04:21.010

1 "matra" vs "maya", à la Bohm 2012-04-26T06:45:52.170

1 Emulation, simulation and the real thing 2012-12-18T15:01:58.630

1 Who is inside and outside the bubble? 2014-03-06T15:19:53.627

1 Do questions about the ultimate truth make sense? Are we capable of understanding the system in which we live? (Looking for directions/references) 2015-04-06T12:18:26.407

1 Is there something to theory as theory is practice? 2015-09-24T20:38:42.417

1 Is Objective Reality really just the Subjective Agreement of a given group? 2015-12-12T07:09:25.873

1 Does a rejection of the principle of sufficient reason result in blurring the distinction between being and non-being? 2016-01-05T18:00:49.920

1 What is our mental version of the "real world" based on our interpretation of sensory input, called? 2016-09-02T17:54:07.363

1 Nietzsche - Fictions effectiveness 2017-07-24T15:21:52.307

1 Postmodernism advocates are Right-wing or just can't see its effects against the Left? 2017-08-16T18:10:48.070

1 Classifications for philosophy that are "detached from reality"? 2017-10-23T14:58:47.263

1 Is there a correct term for Not-Reality? 2018-01-17T19:25:48.930

1 Language and consciousness 2018-03-12T20:40:50.447

1 Grounds for morality in subjective idealistic reality? 2018-04-27T11:56:41.890

1 Skepticism towards Nirvana, Moksha 2018-05-05T14:15:01.153

1 Is truth objective or pragmatic? Is it possible to have anything else than an opinion? 2018-05-08T17:34:23.933

1 Has any philosopher claimed that reality is a simulation, and the evil genius wants us to stay alive, in order to explain what seems like a miracle? 2018-12-18T22:42:07.717

1 Can we infer the rarity of sapience in the universe by looking at the rarity of the universe itself? 2019-01-15T15:54:08.673

1 Imagination versus reality 2019-03-04T15:21:51.693

1 The paradox of comprehension 2019-05-18T07:24:36.297

1 Examples of theories that assume the existence of an “External Reality”? 2019-05-19T09:34:15.530

1 Problem with defining existence and being conscious 2019-08-29T11:11:13.573