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by toddwayman
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Histories of Philosophy
Replies: 28
Views: 12918

Re: Histories of Philosophy

RORTY'S ELIMINATIVIST HISTORICISM It is sometimes held that philosophy is defined by a set of distinctive problems that are eternal and perennial. Such problems would inevitably command the attention of philosophers in every era, unless and until they a...
by toddwayman
Wed May 15, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Philosophy of Language
Topic: Why is English the wordiest language?
Replies: 31
Views: 7110

Re: Why is English the wordiest language?

This article goes into some detail on this subject: ... ning-speed

English is the most idiosyncratic and wordiest of languages acquires and sheds words with stunning speed.
by toddwayman
Tue May 14, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Religion Is .....
Replies: 82
Views: 6490

Re: Religion Is .....

Religion is a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements. However, there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitu...
by toddwayman
Thu May 09, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: What is Panspiritism?
Replies: 101
Views: 7915

Re: What is Panspiritism?

This quality might be called 'spirit' or 'fundamental consciousness'. ... But according to panspiritism, consciousness is even more fundamental than gravity or electromagnetism, because unlike them it precedes the formation of the universe, and the universe, including all its physical forces, is an ...