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Chapter I: a survey of some fundamental problemsChapter I: a survey of some fundamental problems
A scientist, whether theorist or experimenter, puts forward statements, or systems of statements, and tests them step by step. In the field of the empirical sciences, more particularly, he constructs hypotheses, or systems of theories
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Xiiith Annual Conference of the European Association of Fisheries Economists, Salerno, Italy, April 18-20 2001Xiiith Annual Conference of the European Association of Fisheries Economists, Salerno, Italy, April 18-20 2001
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Bergson\Bergson's Encounter with Biology: Thinking Life
The status of life in nature…is the modern problem of philosophy and of science
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Battle for the Mind: Jerry Fodor, Howard Gardner, John SearleBattle for the Mind: Jerry Fodor, Howard Gardner, John Searle
Nature vs Nurture controversies; the positions of Chomsky and Piaget in these debates; the importance of naturally occurring deprivation experiments
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Donald davidsonDonald davidson
These intentions and beliefs are not apt to be dwelt on by the fluent speaker. But though they may not normally command attention, their absence would be enough to show he was not speaking English
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The Correspondence Theory of TruthThe Correspondence Theory of Truth
Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. Random House, 1999. Accessed 6/15/2006 2006. Cd rom
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Propositions, Synonymy, and Compositional SemanticsPropositions, Synonymy, and Compositional Semantics
Quine 1970, 3, and such a synonymy relation makes no objective sense. Davidson agrees with Quine about this, of course, but adds his own reasons for rejecting propositions. In “Truth and Meaning” he famously remarked that
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Characteristics of Ancient CivilizationsCharacteristics of Ancient Civilizations
Archaeologists recognize that in some cases, in some places, at some times, simple societies for one reason and another morph into more and more complex societies, and some become civilizations
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[Forthcoming in American Philosophical Quarterly, January 2007][Forthcoming in American Philosophical Quarterly, January 2007]
Likewise, someone who resists temptation and does what she sincerely thinks morally right, even if she is mistaken, nevertheless still gets some ‘moral credit’, perhaps even gets to some extent excused from blame for her wrong action
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The Hydra of Carnage The Silk Road Strategy: The bellum justum Between Empire and RevoltThe Hydra of Carnage The Silk Road Strategy: The bellum justum Between Empire and Revolt
I read a great deal of philosophy; both for sanity but for a kind of perspectivism, as Nietzsche might put it. I have argued that the September 11th attacks were against Empire not just America per se
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Divine Attributes in Islam Knowing the Essence of Allah: 1Divine Attributes in Islam Knowing the Essence of Allah: 1
Qur’an and Sunnah, as I will explain later. Since this is not an area of personal conjecture, Muslims usually quote the Qur’an or the Sunnah or a reliable Muslim scholar who presented this issue in the light of Qur’an and Sunnah
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