Search found 64 matches

by bergie15
Wed Feb 05, 2014 1:57 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Is there any credible evidence against Amanda Knox?
Replies: 10
Views: 3971

Re: Is there any credible evidence against Amanda Knox?

I don't think that there is credible evidence against her. I was reading about the investigation in an article and it said, for example, the knife that was supposedly used as the murder weapon doesn't match the wounds found on the body. I don't know; it's very hard to say. It's such a strange case.
by bergie15
Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:05 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Choice or Determinism
Replies: 91
Views: 13477

Re: Choice or Determinism

This is a response to the experiment with Mary. How would she be able to recognize the color blue without experiencing it previously? She would have to have some prior experience of the color, or else she would not know what it was. I know what certain objects are because I have seen them before and...
by bergie15
Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:21 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: "philosophy" of Religion
Replies: 34
Views: 6114

Re: "philosophy" of Religion

Philosophy of religion is not only for creationists and spritualists. It discusses many different topics besides God, theism and atheism. It includes topics such as ghosts and near-death experiences also (which happen to be very interesting). It is not only dealing with the god question.
by bergie15
Sun Aug 11, 2013 12:25 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Self, Self, Self!
Replies: 4
Views: 1221

Re: Self, Self, Self!

In the U.S. I think that the self is discussed more so than in other countries, that practice Buddhism. There the self is an illusion. It is not real to them, but it seems to be a reality to us in this country. We are brought up to be individualists here, and with that comes the ability to make our ...