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by zefan13
Sat Jul 27, 2013 1:00 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello Fellow Ponderers
Replies: 15
Views: 5431

Re: Hello Fellow Ponderers

I'm interested mainly in metaphysics, but I'm certainly ready and willing to discuss other areas of philosophy. I enjoy debate about... --the existence and nature of abstract entities (e.g., the problem of universals) --the ontology of time and temporal persistence (e.g., the A-theory and the B-theo...
by zefan13
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: A Couple Questions about Virtue Ethics
Replies: 4
Views: 2277

A Couple Questions about Virtue Ethics

1) What is the current status of virtue ethics among academics and laypeople, i.e., do more or less people in either camp subscribe to moral virtue theory nowadays? 2) How might a nominalist defend virtue ethics given that, prima facie, such a theory postulates abstract entities, namely, virtues? (I...
by zefan13
Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:38 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello Fellow Ponderers
Replies: 15
Views: 5431

Hello Fellow Ponderers

Hello Moderators and Forum Members. I'm a recent college graduate who majored in philosophy. I fell in love with philosophy the summer between high school and college and knew immediately that I wanted to study it further in a more formal setting. I'm considering graduate school but wonder if perhap...