Shared by SpinozasgaltScientific Reduction (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
?Reduction? is a term of natural language, and, building upon its common metaphoric meaning philosophers use it to designate relations of particular philosophical importance in a number of closely related fields, especially in the philosophy of science, the philosophy of mind, and metaphysics.
Shared by SpinozasgaltOpinionated Philosophy | The Prosblogion
Opinionated PhilosophyMichael Almeida / 3 mins ago March 19, 2014Share on TumblrI’ve been thinking about the metaphilosophical issue of the value of opinionated philosophy and the value of (maybe highly) opinionated philosophers. Maybe philosophers with strong Socratic sympathies expect all good phi...
Shared by Spinozasgalt PEA Soup: Favorite objections to subjectivism
I’m interested to know what people think are the most compelling objections to subjectivism. I understand subjectivism to be the view that one has a reason to do something iff and because doing that thing would further something that one...
Shared by SpinozasgaltLowe on Metaphysical Nihilism | The Prosblogion
Lowe on Metaphysical NihilismKenny Pearce / 4 mins ago February 11, 2014Share on TumblrLike several other contributions to The Puzzle of Existence, the essay by the late E. J. Lowe is devoted to the question whether there might have been nothing. Lowe calls the view that there might have been nothin...