Philosophy

Pluralism in Political Philosophy

Pluralism in Political Philosophy

This article talks about Pluralism in Political Philosophy which assumes that diversity is beneficial to society and that autonomy should be enjoyed by disparate functional or cultural groups within a society, including religious groups, trade unions, professional organizations, and ethnic minori.....

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Supervenience

Supervenience

Supervenience is a central notion in analytic philosophy. It is in the philosophy of mind that we find the term’s most frequent contemporary occurrence. It has traditionally been used to describe relationships between sets of properties in a manner which does not imply a strong reductive relati.....

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Phenomenology in Philosophy

Phenomenology in Philosophy

Phenomenology in Philosophy is a broad discipline and method of inquiry. It developed by the German philosophers Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger, which is based on the premise that reality consists of objects and understood in the human consciousness, and not of anything independent of human .....

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Naturalism in Philosophy

Naturalism in Philosophy

Naturalism in Philosophy is a theory that relates scientific method to philosophy by affirming that all beings and events in the universe are natural. It denies the existence of truly supernatural realities, it makes allowance for the supernatural, provided that knowledge of it can be had indirec.....

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Instrumentalism

Instrumentalism

Instrumentalism is the view that scientific theories should be thought of primarily as tools for solving practical problems rather than as meaningful descriptions of the natural world.  It explains the grounds of  John Dewey (1859-1952) and Karl Popper (1902-1994) for their irreconcilable judgm.....

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Anthropic Principle

Anthropic Principle

Anthropic Principle is well known that our existence in this universe depends on numerous cosmological constants and parameters whose numerical values must fall within a very narrow range of values. It is the philosophical consideration that observations of the Universe must be compatible with th.....

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Reductionism

Reductionism

Reductionism is the belief that human behavior can be explained by breaking it down into smaller component parts. It can be applied to objects, phenomena, explanations, theories, and meanings. Reductionism strongly reflects a certain perspective on causality. In a reductionist framework, the phen.....

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Falsifiability

Falsifiability

Falsifiability is the belief that for any hypothesis to have credence, it must be inherently disprovable before it can become accepted as a scientific hypothesis or theory. Falsifiability as a black and white definition, that if a theory is falsifiable, it is scientific, and if not, then it is un.....

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Contingency in Philosophy

Contingency in Philosophy

Contingency in Philosophy is a state where something could be either true or false. It is not normally an issue in propositional or first-order logic, but in modal logic, there is an important distinction there. Contingency of formulae is universally important, as it distinguishes normal formulae.....

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Simulation Theory of Empathy

Simulation Theory of Empathy

Simulation Theory of Empathy is rather a theory of how people understand others, that they do so by way of a kind of empathetic response. This theory uses more biological evidence than other theories of mind, such as the theory-theory. It is an account of our everyday ability to make sense of the.....

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Neuroethics

Neuroethics

Neuroethics focuses on ethical issues raised by our increased and constantly improving understanding of the brain and our ability to monitor and influence it. This ethical issues emerge from our concomitant deepening understanding of the biological bases of agency and ethical decision-making. Som.....

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Eugenics

Eugenics

Eugenics is a movement of philosophy and social argues, which is possible to improve the human race and society by encouraging reproduction by people or populations with “desirable” traits and discouraging reproduction by people with “undesirable” qualities. It’s aimed at improving .....

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