————– Introduction In this essay I will explore the two major competing nomenclatures concerned with the definition of atheism, theism and agnosticism. Then I will argue that the new nomenclature is to be preferred. Then I discuss various issues with atheism/theism and agnosticism. After that I reveal a questionnaire that one can use to […]
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Over at FRDB we recently discussed whether propositions are objective (i.e. exist independent of any mind). Usually, I prefer to take a nominalist approach, but in this thread I decided to assume the role of a platonist. Physicalist, a nominalist, wrote that: […] the proposition “the universe exists” did not exist before there were conscious […]
Researches [Who?] has recently discovered that the universe is made of failium. Failium is a newly discovered element which has the number 0. It has the remarkable ability to fail at whatever it is doing. So far, failium has been detected in all samples tested for it. This was done using a newly devised test. […]
Source. Gamgee wrote: In the Ontological Argument, Anselm refutes Guanilo’s Perfect Island criticism by stating that God has Aseity. Anselm does not, as far as i know, make any attempt to prove that God has Aseity, or even if Aseity is logically possible. I argue that it is not, for the following reason: 1) We […]
Emil Kirkegaard I have already expanded a bit on certain problematic aspects of the JTB+ theory. In this essay I will expand on a certain methodological feature: If you’re “looking” from the 1. person perspective, then there is little or no difference between justified belief and knowledge. Just to recap, JTB+ is a theory of […]
Suppose there is a world where there are facts F1, F2, F3, … Fn that need to be explained. Suppose further that someone advances an infinite amount of theories that aims to explain the facts. Suppose even further that all the theories presented happen to explain the facts equally well. The first theory implies the […]
Ken: Are you addicted to writing posts? HelpingHand: Yes, I am. In fact, the other night, my wife was trying to seduce me, but I felt a sudden urge to write a post and after I had finished it, she was asleep. Sad, isn’t it?
Abstract: I respond to Cartesian’s case for broad theism as argued with an argument from souls. response-to-cartesians-case-for-broad-theism
Dialogue Deleet: Reality changes all the time such that the truth value of propositions change. For instance, the proposition “Deleet is alive” is true right now but it will become false when I die. Similarly, the proposition “John F. Kennedy is alive” is false because reality has changed and he died. When he was alive, […]