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"The time has come to realise that an interpretation of the universe--even a positivist one--remains unsatisfying unless it covers the interior as well as the exterior of things; mind as well as matter. The true physics is that which will, one day, achieve the inclusion of man in his wholeness in a coherent picture of the world"
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (The Phenomenon of Man)
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  1. Space and time for God and for Kant and differences by arupel in Metaphysics and Epistemology
    If we argue, as many theologians do, that God is beyond space and time and utterly incomprehensible to man, there is, to a degree, an analogy with Kant's noumena and phenomena. Something is calling the shots and we can never know what it is. If my memory serves we well there are two arguments that ...
  2. Does anyone know a good critic on Parmenides(Plato's Dialogue) or have any opinion about it? by Xandubinha in General Philosophy
    I'm trying to read Plato's complete work and just got done with Parmenides. But wow, I don't know if it has something to do with the language or what. But some of it really don't make any sense! I want to know if any known Philosopher has already criticised it (and I can go on with my impressions) ...
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    To those still posting here - know that this forum is currently broken. There are numerous faults, bugs and malfunctions which are not being attended to, like the obvious fact that all the posts in New Posts have 0 views, and so on. So to those posting new topics here, you're basically in a ghost to...
  4. Free will, again. by 3727c69 in General Philosophy
    Isn't it about time as a society that we come up with a definite definition for free will and decide whether it is real or not. For a long time I hvae suffered depression and one of the things that really gets me down is regrets, but since I discovered free will my be an illusion I have not dwelled...
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    A visitor with the username "Sarah Ubukata" has reported a problem with a post on Are we all indeed aware of the stupidity?. See forums.philosophyforums.com....com/comments.php?id=76764 to view the thread. Edit this post at forums.philosophyforums.com...=equals&fieldvalue=1407883 This was the reason...