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  • How much information do we know and can we apply it and what is "information"?

    Perhaps this question would belong on a philosphy forum (I'm conflicted over posting here even as I type) but I suppose that since general philsophical and theological topics sometimes appears on here that I am not overstepping my bounds. My inquiry is about information: what is it? How much of it...
    Posted to Political Theory (Forum) by fakename on Sun, Jun 17 2012
  • Is abstraction necessarily a human action?

    Is abstraction necessarily purposeful behavior? Alfred Korzybski (General Semantics) takes the view that the process by which any organism's nervous system produces a sense perception of the "outside world" is abstraction. The abstraction is a neurological consequence of the limiting physiological...
    Posted to Economics Questions (Forum) by jpg on Mon, Aug 4 2008
  • A good introduction to philosophy...

    I know extremely little about philosophy; only the bits that come up is Mises' work (I haven't read much of any other Austrian yet as I'm new to the school). However, I do think it is interesting, so can anybody recommend a good book that would introduce me to the basic branches (epistemology...
    Posted to General (Forum) by britainland on Sun, Jan 20 2008
  • Re: High School Academics versus My Real Studies

    Possibly they like mathematics, since this is easier to teach and test . [quote user="Inquisitor"]Regarding philosophy, I will be sticking mostly to matters of epistemology, Enlightenment and some classical contintental philosophy, ethics and the like. One of the courses will have a component...
    Posted to General (Forum) by Torsten on Tue, Oct 30 2007
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