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The philosophy forums is a small community aimed at sustained engagement with philosophical issues. The forum assumes that conversation or dialectic is one of the best modes of inquiry, but only when participants are not hostile, but gentle and earnestly willing to seek. Having a good nature, therefore, is far more important to the community than any background in philosophy. If you wish to contribute to the forum, you may register (its free and only takes about a minute) and start posting your ideas. Consequently, if you decide to join the philosophy forums, we suggest that you introduce yourself in the New Member Introduction/Welcome Thread.


Philosophy
General Philosophy (4 Viewing)
Discuss general philosophical concepts including metaphysics and epistemology.
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Ethics (2 Viewing)
Discuss normative ethics (the study of how to determine moral value), meta-ethics (the concept of ethics) and applied ethics (ethics applied to actual cases).
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Logic (3 Viewing)
Examine deductive and inductive arguments, symbolic logic, philosophy of mathematics and logical fallacies.
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Philosophy of Mind (2 Viewing)
Debate centered around the nature of mental events, cognitive science, the mind/body problem, and the issue of free will.
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Related Studies
Theology (1 Viewing)
Contemplate religious traditions and the existence of God (theology).
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Sexuality Studies (3 Viewing)
A branch of applied philosophy which studies sex and love. Discuss questions similar to, "Are some sexual acts good and others bad?" Or, "What characteristics make an act sexual?"
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Political Philosophy (1 Viewing)
Study fundamental questions of the state, government, politics, justice, property, rights, and the enforcement of a laws by authority.
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Psychology (1 Viewing)
Issues of perception, emotion, personality, behavior, cognition and interpersonal relationships.
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Community
Open Forum (4 Viewing)
A forum for more casual, non-philosophical discussion.
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Community Board (1 Viewing)
Introduce yourself here. Also, discuss current jobs in philosophy, study-groups, and other community-related efforts.
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Suggestions (2 Viewing)
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the site, or are experiencing any technical difficulties, please post it here.
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Contains archived topics and posts from discontinued boards.
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