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yo, pedro!

Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:54 am by Zoot Allures

continuation of discussion at: http://ilovephilosophy.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=188756&p=2692704#p2692704

pedro wrote:What are the properties then? What goes for "tiger" goes for "whiskers," "violent" and "four legged." You can split properties apart all you want, but there will always be an assumed substance.


hume is critiquing the aristotlean concept of …

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MAXimum Philosophy

Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:13 pm by promethean75







Semiotics - Language/Symbols - numbers & letters

Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:29 am by Satyr

My thesis:
Language evolve from grooming.
It became vocalizations with specific tones informing the group, sharing awareness of resources, an impending threat, sexual availability etc.

Evolution of vocal cords to control the exhaling of air, made verbal language possible.
Sequences of sound indicated phenomena in environment. More specificity was possible.
Later this evolved to indicate …

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Optimization and Efficiency

Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:20 pm by Magnus Anderson

First, some definitions:

optimize
to make as perfect, effective, or functional as possible

efficient
(of a system or machine) achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense

So, to optimize means to make something as good as possible in certain regard. In simpler words, it means to improve something as much as possible in some way. On the other hand, to be efficient means …

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Examining Value Ontology

Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:13 am by Zoot Allures

quotes Barracuda is responding to are taken from: http://ilovephilosophy.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=177148

Barracuda wrote:It is a beautiful passage, in which we can distinguish what held Nietzsche back from a comprehensive clarity. He still believed in, at least worked from, the duality of truth and appearance. In this way it could not become apparent to him that the value is not what derives from the …


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Nihilism - Symptomatology

Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:23 am by Satyr

What is nihilism?
How does it spread?
How does it construct itself?

Why is it so creative, manifesting in multiplicity of variations, ideologies, philosophies?  

We know the official definition, but is it accurate or a product of nihilists defining a world void of the human abstraction they need to endure it?
Is a cosmos void of god, universal morality, purpose, wholeness, a negative …

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Baudrillard, the Principles of Seduction

Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:40 pm by Barracuda









Is he correct on Brazil?

Philosophy's Branches and Roots.

Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:06 am by Mitra-Sauwelios

Zoot and I have been bickering a bit about the different fora. The current structure--General Philosophy, Metaphysics, etc.--is Zoot's spontaneous creation, and I think it has a lot going for it. "Metaphysics", for example, can now mean everything and anything that word has been used and misused to refer to. I started making descriptions for each forum, but that's where Zoot and I …

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Genes <> Memes

Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:17 am by Satyr

Memes, ideals and ideologies, ways of reacting to world, emerge from genetic populations evolved within particular environments, establishing a specific attitude, psychological demeanour, made part of the populations innate spirit, over centuries of natural selection.
Each population carries in its DNA its entire history. Its known and unknown interactions with environment.
Its language is a …

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