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ex-apologist: Is Plantinga's Free Will Defense A Successful Reply to ...

ex-apologist: Is Plantinga's Free Will Defense A Successful Reply to ... | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Now it seems to me that a minimal requirement for the success of Plantinga's FWD is for PUTWD to be a live epistemic possibility. But I'm not seeing why I should think it's successful in even this weak sense.
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The Philosopher's Beard: Reading Jane Austen as a moral philosopher | The Moral Law in Ethics

The Philosopher's Beard: Reading Jane Austen as a moral philosopher | The Moral Law in Ethics | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
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Neuroscience and philosophy must work together - The Guardian (blog)

Neuroscience and philosophy must work together - The Guardian (blog) | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Neuroscience and philosophy must work togetherThe Guardian (blog)The 17th-century philosopher, René Descartes, thought they couldn't and argued that, in addition to our physical makeup, creatures like us had a non-material mind,...
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Is There A Conflict Between Science And Religion? : NPR

Is There A Conflict Between Science And Religion? : NPR | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Is the scientific world view in conflict with science itself, as philosopher Alvin Plantinga argues in a recent book? No, says Alva Noë.
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Article Summary: “The Nature of Mental States” by Hilary Putnam

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Putnam presents a version of functionalism – a position in the philosophy of mind which says that mental states can be defined in terms of their causal roles – as an empirical hypothe...
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On Knowing God Exists

On Knowing God Exists | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
In this podcast and accompanying video, Paul Pardi lays out what he sees as Plantinga’s core argument and briefly examines some objections. The presentation was designed as a primer to Plantinga’s ideas on religious belief and warrant.
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Cosmologists Try to Explain a Universe Springing From Nothing

Cosmologists Try to Explain a Universe Springing From Nothing | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
The cosmologist Lawrence Krauss joins a chorus of scientists trying to explain how the universe could be born from, if not nothing, something close to it.
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Essay on need for evangelical scholars to reclaim Christian thought from fundamentalism | Inside Higher Ed

Essay on need for evangelical scholars to reclaim Christian thought from fundamentalism | Inside Higher Ed | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
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Free: Richard Feynman’s Physics Lectures

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We're beaming you back to 1964....
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Ichthus77: Philosophers' Carnival #138

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Bridging the Analytic-Continental Divide

Bridging the Analytic-Continental Divide | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Disputes between the two camps of philosophy can turn ugly. But do they have something to gain from each other?
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Philosophy: Guide to Happiness

Philosophy: Guide to Happiness | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
We tend to accept that people in authority must be right.
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All Episodes | History of Philosophy without any gaps

All Episodes | History of Philosophy without any gaps | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
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Maverick Philosopher: On Potential and Actual Infinity

Maverick Philosopher: On Potential and Actual Infinity | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Some remarks of Peter Lupu in an earlier thread suggest that he does not understand the notions of potential and actual infinity. Peter writes: (ii) An acorn has the potential to become an oak tree. But the acorn has this...
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Philosophy by Another Name - New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)Philosophy by Another NameNew York Times (blog)Metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of physics and so on deal not with human culture but with the natural world.
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The Aristotelian Society

The Aristotelian Society | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
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The God wars - New Statesman

The God wars - New Statesman | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
New StatesmanThe God warsNew StatesmanIn the 1990s it became routine to hear scientists - notably in this country Peter Atkins and Lewis Wolpert - pouring scorn on the claims of philosophy and religion.
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What Nietzsche's 'God is dead' means to Americans

What Nietzsche's 'God is dead' means to Americans | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen: The Big Ideas: Nietzschean high-school killers have obscured the interpretation of 'God is dead' as an opening, not a closing, of minds...
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Book Review: Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, & Naturalism by Alvin Plantinga - Apologetics 315

Book Review: Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, & Naturalism by Alvin Plantinga - Apologetics 315 | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
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It's Only A Theory: Philosophy of science as it was taught to John Rawls

Rawls' theory of science http://t.co/xMJyKXhf...
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Boston Review — Alex Byrne: Cheating Death

Boston Review — Alex Byrne: Cheating Death | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Since 1975, an award-winning forum for political, cultural and literary ideas.
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The Tragedy of Life | Podcasts | Philosophy Now

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Nigel Warburton on Introductions to Philosophy

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How should we live? What is the nature of reality? Should pro golfers be allowed to use carts?
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Philosophy | Watch Free Documentaries Online

Philosophy | Watch Free Documentaries Online | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Browse, watch and discuss documentaries filed under Philosophy...
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Philosophy with John Searle: Three Free Courses

Philosophy with John Searle: Three Free Courses | Examining Philosophy | Scoop.it
Chinese room' thought experiment....
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