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  1. Why can't I doubt everything? by ABeginner in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    I recently got very interested in skepticism. Skepticism itself questions all the basic knowledge we have, and seems a metaphysically unassaiable position (but not really, in fact. Reasoning one way out of skepticism: http://philpapers.org/archive/RINROW.pdf) What I want to ask is...even if I am ab...
  2. Help with Formal Proof! by sadiadia in Logic and Math Homework
    ~A, (A v B) ≡ C, ~B /∴ ~(C • D) I'd appreciate any guidance in how to create a formal proof to demonstrate that the above argument is valid. Thank you, in advance! 1. ~A 2. (A v B) ≡ C 3. ~B...........................∴ ~(C • D) -->4. |5. |6. |7. _____________ ~(C • D)
  3. Anyone able to make sense of this passage for me? by Inflow in Introduction to Philosophy / Factual Issues / Books
    Finding it at the moment to be quite impenetrable.
  4. P-Zombies by ABeginner in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    Hi! I had questions regarding p-zombies, which I am not very confident about. First of all...do you think a p-zombie is metaphysically possible or not. Second and most important question: disproving the theory of p-zombies would also disprove solipsism and skepticism of other minds or would solips...
  5. A New Philosophy Part 6: Specific Harms of Mismatch Politics & Duopoly by KevinEMeredith in General Philosophy
    Examples of the specific harm duopoly, a chief result of mismatch politics, does to want satisfaction in this part includes its creation of arbitrary and therefore incorrect want valuations among different socioeconomic populations, its interference with welfare programming, and global resource meas...