Tag: terminology

44 Is there a term for the belief that "if it's legal, it's moral"? 2019-06-16T20:18:11.827

30 What does it mean for a book or a theorist to be "post-modernist" as opposed to "modernist"? 2011-08-12T22:18:11.787

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

22 What, if anything, is the difference between ethics and moral philosophy? 2011-06-11T07:13:57.290

22 What is the difference between "reductio ad absurdum" and "proof by contradiction"? 2011-06-21T03:38:33.520

21 Difference between implication/conditional and logical entailment? 2014-05-30T06:37:25.073

20 How can we reason about "if P then Q" or "P only if Q" statements in propositional logic? 2012-10-30T18:03:47.387

20 Interpret Bayesian probability as frequentist probability? 2013-09-30T05:52:33.907

15 What are some methods of defining things? 2011-08-27T20:28:11.260

15 What Precisely Does "Semantics" Mean? 2013-04-04T07:06:56.777

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

14 How do quantifiers work in predicate logic? 2012-11-10T17:12:51.043

14 How is "time" defined in modern philosophy? 2014-04-25T19:29:32.487

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

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

13 What are the differences between sentience, consciousness and awareness? 2013-01-08T18:33:46.190

13 What is the difference between dogma and an axiom? 2013-01-31T10:44:05.467

13 Term for people who believe God once existed but then disappeared? 2021-02-07T09:19:31.393

12 What is an existentialist? 2011-11-23T18:15:54.723

11 What is a straight-forward method for distinguishing pragmatic from utilitarian action or thought? 2011-06-08T15:53:52.867

11 What exactly do 'objective' and 'subjective' mean in contemporary philosophy? 2013-10-12T07:23:50.307

11 What is the difference between intension and intention? 2014-04-16T06:24:43.843

11 What is an attribute, as used in Spinoza's Ethics? 2016-08-09T21:22:40.267

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

10 What are the philosophical implications of Tarski's truth definition? 2014-05-17T17:30:01.520

10 What is a "demon"? 2020-08-03T06:57:46.460

9 Why would definition not be proposition? 2011-08-17T22:46:04.617

9 What is the difference between Functionalism and Structural-Functionalism? 2012-01-06T23:09:05.920

9 What is the difference between Philosophy and Theology? 2015-12-13T17:17:59.910

8 What is the term for an argument where denial of the proposition can be used as evidence of the proposition's truthfulness? 2011-07-14T16:28:09.847

8 Is there a philosophical term or theory that defines or describes the idea of 'epiphany'? 2012-09-29T03:06:12.153

8 What is the meaning of "predicate" in this definition? 2013-01-06T08:48:29.020

8 When/How does an issue become "Philosophical" in nature? 2013-05-23T23:52:34.613

8 What does it mean for an axiom to be logical? 2013-08-28T04:30:28.043

8 Is it possible to define "the supernatural"? 2015-11-19T10:01:01.557

8 In Aristotle, What does it mean for something to be predicated? 2016-08-09T13:21:35.100

8 Is there a term for the belief that what is popular in society defines what is moral? 2018-11-24T16:07:39.187

8 What did Gödel mean by "positive property" in his ontological argument? 2020-01-01T17:07:32.310

7 What does Epistemic Closure mean? 2011-12-19T07:41:54.753

7 Recursive definitions. Am I sane? 2012-12-11T13:00:50.690

7 What does "obtain" mean in philosophy jargon? 2013-09-10T03:18:25.263

7 Discerning among ethics, morality, principles, virtues, and etiquette 2015-01-12T07:23:37.127

7 Name for the "cut" between an agent and its environment 2015-08-04T05:28:10.310

7 How does strong evidence imply truth? 2015-11-17T15:40:10.287

7 What is a mental state? 2016-02-28T22:33:28.180

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

7 Why are sentences expressing one's opinion statements? 2017-01-22T06:31:38.833

7 How can I understand references in Seneca's Moral letters to Lucilius? 2019-11-22T08:32:26.703

7 What's the right term in logic for this phenomenon? 2020-10-26T13:02:22.283

6 Why did Jacques Derrida call his theory "deconstruction"? 2011-07-26T18:13:24.830

6 Is there a definition for "context"? 2011-11-08T19:21:44.833

6 What's a name for the impossibility of identity? 2012-11-23T18:22:15.707

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

6 Fallacy naming the current year/century 2013-09-10T21:40:54.630

6 What is the difference between an 'idea' and a 'concept'? 2013-12-07T17:51:54.310

6 What is the term for a statement that becomes true by being uttered? 2014-10-07T22:01:05.177

6 "This sentence is true". Is there a word for this class of statement? 2015-02-19T11:56:08.600

6 Material vs formal logic? 2015-03-09T12:31:01.943

6 Is there a theory in philosophy which holds that "ignorance is bliss"? 2015-04-04T01:16:30.890

6 Is there a term for the absence of evidence fallacy with regard to scientific falsification? 2015-07-17T18:33:55.047

6 What is the difference between a probability and a possibility? 2015-09-30T14:45:51.620

6 What does Russell mean by "term" in Principles of Mathematics? 2015-12-25T22:01:31.743

6 Definitions and choice 2016-06-22T10:43:29.670

6 Who came up with the terms "act utilitarianism" and "rule utilitarianism"? 2016-08-02T17:49:46.213

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

5 If ontology is theory of existence, then what is theory of essence? 2011-07-25T11:39:42.953

5 What is the sense of the phrase "(no) fact of the matter about/as to"? 2011-09-08T20:30:08.270

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

5 Kierkegaard and "the Essentially Christian" 2012-03-06T18:45:30.950

5 Genus-Differentia and Mathematical Categories 2012-06-20T03:49:00.590

5 What do "universal" and "existential" mean in logic? 2012-11-06T13:45:11.523

5 How could the concept of 'evidence' be defined, and how significant is it? 2012-12-08T00:33:22.697

5 Is there a modernist philosophy? 2013-01-12T09:43:14.370

5 What does "aggregative mechanical thought" mean in Frege's works? 2013-03-28T06:26:31.837

5 Is contemporary advertising a form of Rhetoric? 2013-08-31T20:03:56.297

5 How does Hannah Arendt define "freedom?" 2014-02-16T00:29:53.173

5 When it's stated that human beings are equal, what kind of equality is usually implied? 2014-03-24T05:27:33.103

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

5 What does *substantive* in the term 'substantive normative claim' mean? 2015-03-09T19:24:17.490

5 What is the history of the concepts "sound" and "valid"? 2015-04-24T16:15:23.400

5 Finding a clear difference between truth and fact 2015-07-02T15:10:24.033

5 What does Bachelard mean by "Applied Rationalism"? 2015-07-06T18:13:02.123

5 Where does Wilfred Sellars stand in current curricula? 2015-10-06T13:27:19.687

5 Definitions of: Fact, Theory, Hypothesis, Evidence and prediction 2015-11-16T21:06:02.353

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

5 What does the term "mathematical logic" mean? 2016-05-18T17:45:39.997

5 What makes the material conditional material? 2016-07-23T14:15:48.327

5 What does Sun Tzu's *Art of War* mean by "victory"? 2016-11-09T16:17:33.070

5 Have I got Saussure's distinction between the form and substance right? 2017-02-02T12:45:34.453

5 "You can't give me a C; I'm an A student!" is an example of what logical fallacy? 2017-07-19T17:54:55.617

5 Absolute Truth in Mathematics 2018-01-26T23:32:29.097

5 Is there a name for gradual dissolution of the boundaries between two objects or identities? 2018-02-04T06:12:46.130

5 What is “limited free will”? 2018-10-03T10:27:21.347

5 How would you define ‘existence’? 2018-10-19T05:50:52.880

5 What does Nietzsche refer to with the "backworldsmen"? 2019-10-12T22:19:46.773

5 What is the word for 'regarding the structure of a theory'? 2019-12-07T18:43:03.313

4 Name for this illogical technique? 2012-01-12T04:22:22.980

4 Professional nomenclature for the unknown 2012-03-26T12:43:14.650

4 Definabilty and Primitive Notions 2012-03-28T06:16:04.070