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  • /r/philosophy Open Discussion Thread | September 17, 2018 /u/AutoModerator
  • An increasing number of scholars around the world believe that certain aspects of East Asian philosophy may be very beneficial to human civilization as a whole /u/ReichSmasher2018
  • 'Causation is just something our minds impose on events out there in the world. We do, in fact, infer effects from causes.’ | Helen Beebee /u/BothansInDisguise
  • 'Philosophy is about understanding a certain topic, not about practical advice' [Book Review: Midlife by Kieran Setiya] /u/phileconomicus
  • 'The ideals of the Enlightenment are products of human reason, but they always struggle with other strands of human nature' | Steven Pinker and Homi Bhabha discuss the Enlightenment, reason and progress /u/IAI_Admin
  • A ‘third way’ of looking at religion: How Wittgenstein and Kierkegaard could provide the key to a more mature debate on faith /u/BothansInDisguise
  • Life Is Short. That’s the Point. /u/Chilaha
  • The philosophy of whether being morally responsibility for behavior requires some kind of awareness of our behavior (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) /u/byrd_nick
  • Scepticism about Philosophy (by Jason Brennan) /u/homocomp
  • Critique of the Progressive/Conservative Binary /u/Monky11
  • Panpsychism and the Nature of Consciousness — Philip Goff on CBC Radio /u/QuasiIdiot
  • This piece analyzes debates around objective morality from naturalistic standpoint. /u/georgioz
  • A philosophical approach to psychology: On whether cruelty results from a lack of empathy /u/philtalkradio
  • The mineness of experience — Wolfgang Fasching /u/The_Ebb_and_Flow
  • The Enlightenment's value was in teaching us that the world was intelligible. Here, Amie Thomasson & Julian Baggini consider whether relativism and postmodernism have made the Enlightenment dream irrelevant /u/IAI_Admin
  • Descartes was wrong: 'a person is a person through other persons' /u/ADefiniteDescription
  • Moral Authority without God /u/wangahrah
  • Nietzsche’s Guide to Better Living /u/fatuous_uvula
  • People can be responsible for their implicit biases even if they cannot control implicit attitudes, and their implicit attitudes cause behavior, according to Wesley Buckwalter. /u/byrd_nick
  • Leibniz on the Expression of God /u/randomusefulbits
  • Penn State Predator and Bounded Ethicality /u/EthicsUnwrapped
  • No, You Can't Think Outside of the Box /u/RyanL_44
  • The Moral Importance of Small Animals | Simon Knutsson [pdf] /u/The_Ebb_and_Flow
  • Life's purpose rests in our mind's spectacular drive to extract meaning from the world. /u/spacetime_0
  • Alternative Hedonism /u/mattjmjmjm
  • Plato’s Theory of Education /u/knicksfan222


  • Announcement: Rule Changes /u/BernardJOrtcutt
  • /r/askphilosophy Open Discussion Thread | September 17, 2018 /u/AutoModerator
  • What to do with my life? How do philosophers answer this, presently? /u/Amarke
  • Can someone explain help me understand what "The World" is in Heideggerian philosophy? /u/sgt0pimienta
  • Is Thomas Hobbes' political philosophy a direct attack on all forms of anarchism /u/bababooeyqwer
  • So if I were cynically going to pick my philosophical specialization based on what academic jobs are out there, what specializations would I consider? /u/RepresentativePop
  • How did Chomsky debunk behaviorism? /u/HaveChosenaUsername
  • Is Calvinism similar to fatalism? /u/anxiouskid123
  • Political Conservatism similar to Burke /u/TheJarJarExp
  • How relevant are Plato's forms today in philosophy? /u/MuckDwellerLord
  • I want to get into religious fictionalism, any suggestions? /u/cronos844
  • Can you assess my personal philosophy? /u/eric_whitee
  • Did Heidegger ever address the Holocaust? /u/tjkool101
  • Why is Hegel so hard to read? /u/KantMcKantface
  • What is Russell's main frustration with earlier philosophers that leads him to write "On Denoting"? /u/dasadsadsadsdsa
  • Can you, without using statistics, verify that statistics are a reliable way to form beliefs and opinions? /u/cory-balory
  • Lecturers of Philosophy: How do you build your syllabi? Historically or Thematically? /u/Ashmedai314
  • Is somebody here able to explain in some detail Fichte's different syntheses? /u/doodleydangadang
  • Intention vs. Consequence /u/emilio414
  • What do different philosophers say is the true nature of man behind every action? /u/cartmichael
  • Can somebody explain in simplistic terms the Chinese concept of social harmony? What about the idea of Ren and Tianxia? /u/ReichSmasher2018
  • Morals in Thus Spoke Zarathustra /u/Frenzen
  • Is it morally right to punish a criminal who has Alzheimer’s assuming he has no memory of committing the crime or even why he is in jail? /u/Reallyintoreading45
  • Is anyone familar with Kanatani Kojin?? /u/derppug
  • Where should I start with Jacques Ranciere? From what I've heard he sounds really interesting but I can't figure out what text of his I should read initially. /u/kmitg9562
  • Moral arguments in non-foundationalist philosophical traditions /u/teezer145
  • Are there any philosophers that believe there is no way around nihilism? (description inside) /u/Prince-Cola