Like many philosophically interesting notions, existence is at once familiar and rather elusive. Although we have no more trouble with using the verb ‘exists' than with the two-times table, there is more than a little difficulty in saying just what e...
The Chinese Room argument, devised by John Searle, is an argument against the possibility of true artificial intelligence. The argument centers on a thought experiment in which someone who knows only English sits alone in a room following English ins...
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Every fall, I explain to a fresh batch of Ph.D. students what a Ph.D. is.
Here are 40 unsympathetic statements from the Nietzsche himself. Many you'll agree with. Others you will resist, but these are the ones to pay the most attention to — your beliefs are being challenged.
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Philosophy since the enlightenment by Roger Jones
The recession brought a tremendous rise in the unemployment rate in America and many people are having trouble finding employment. However, there are many jobs to be had -- and not just any jobs, some of the best companies in America are hiring.
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