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Is it time to rewrite the laws of physics? - Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

Is it time to rewrite the laws of physics? - Telegraph.co.uk (blog) | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
Is it time to rewrite the laws of physics?
Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
The question of what time is, and whether it is real or illusory, is an ancient one.
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Six Famous Thought Experiments, Animated in 60 Seconds Each

Six Famous Thought Experiments, Animated in 60 Seconds Each | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
From Ancient Greece to quantum mechanics, or what a Chinese room and a cat have to do with infinity.
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Check your fallacies

Check your fallacies | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
@OliverJamesUK Alam mater is irrelevant. Of course the pigs walk on two legs.
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Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo & Me by Ellen Forney – review - The Guardian

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo & Me by Ellen Forney – review - The Guardian | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
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Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo & Me by Ellen Forney – review
The Guardian
Check. Inflated self-esteem and grandiosity during these moods? Check. Decreased need for sleep? Check.
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Ancient Philosophers and Evolution | Coffee House Apologetics

Ancient Philosophers and Evolution | Coffee House Apologetics | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
Remembering that Darwin admitted, in the 6th edition of his The Origin of Species, that his theory was alluded to in the works of the ancient philosophers, Anaximander taught twenty three centuries before Darwin that humans ...
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Mahler: never small, never boring, never humble - Hamilton Spectator

Mahler: never small, never boring, never humble - Hamilton Spectator | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
Mahler: never small, never boring, never humble Hamilton Spectator Hmm … Now, before you write off Mahler as some sort of idiot savant distilling his musical inspiration from goodness knows where, with the results evidently matching those...
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What can a brain scan tell us about free will?

What can a brain scan tell us about free will? | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
We think we have control of our actions but if a brain tumour can completely change our personality what does that tell us about free will? (RT @philosophybites: What can a brain scan tell us about free will?
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Druggability: A Philosophical Investigation - Corante

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Druggability: A Philosophical Investigation
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That's an interesting philosophical point, and one that had never occurred to me in quite that way. I think that's because programming is much more of a branch of mathematics.
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Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog: Dead philosophers...

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Dead philosophers... ...on twitter! (Thanks to Rob Tempio for the pointer.) Posted by Brian Leiter on August 13, 2013 at 06:32 AM in Philosophy in the News | Permalink. Paid Advertisements: Why Tolerate Religion?
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My New Philosophy (*see Note)

My New Philosophy (*see Note) | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
My New Philosophy* (See Note) * (Note) By “My”, the author makes no actual proprietary claims to this line of thinking. By “New” the author does not mean to suggest measurable originality in this l...
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Global Primacy Denied? Why American Primacy Is Not Assured - the Diplomat

Global Primacy Denied? Why American Primacy Is Not Assured - the Diplomat | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
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Global Primacy Denied? Why American Primacy Is Not Assured the Diplomat Picture Greek and German philosophers milling around harmlessly on the soccer field in Monty Python's Flying Circus rather than Kal-El and General Zod pummeling...
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Dreaming, Philosophy of [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]

These interrelated questions cover philosophical domains as diverse as metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, scientific methodology, and the philosophy of biology, mind and language. This article covers the four questions and ...
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A New Humanism: Part 28 - Metropolis Magazine

A New Humanism: Part 28 - Metropolis Magazine | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
Metropolis Magazine A New Humanism: Part 28 Metropolis Magazine In a sense then, a built environment's “facial” expressions, “body” language, gestures and coherence are its basic rhetoric, and then our verbal language capability, in effect, shines...
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The 'Purple Squirrel' Philosophy

Employment recruiters search for the "Purple Squirrel" ̶ the perfect candidate possessing near perfect skill sets (both hard skills and soft skills) ̶ applicable to an open job order. This is true at all levels.
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When Philosophy Meets Psychiatry - New York Times

When Philosophy Meets Psychiatry - New York Times | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
New York Times When Philosophy Meets Psychiatry New York Times LONDON — With its battered desks, fluorescent lights and interactive whiteboard showing an odd creature that, depending on how you look at it, could be either a duck or a rabbit, this...
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Take away love, and our earth is a tomb.

Take away love, and our earth is a tomb. | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
Take away love, and our earth is a tomb. - Robert Browning A tomb, as you probably know, is a place where the dead are placed. And without passion, our lives would be as dull and dreary as the live...
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The Tweeting Philosopher - The American Conservative (blog)

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The American Conservative (blog)
The Tweeting Philosopher
The American Conservative (blog)
The imprudent tweet has endangered the career of many a professional—psychology professor and Congressman, to name two.
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Can Information Theory Explain Consciousness? v...

Can Information Theory Explain Consciousness? v... | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
Who wins? (Can Information Theory Explain Consciousness? vs Can a Photodiode Be Conscious.
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Love Is the Connection That Can Make a Future Possible - Huffington Post

Love Is the Connection That Can Make a Future Possible - Huffington Post | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
Love Is the Connection That Can Make a Future Possible
Huffington Post
In Spiritual Evolution, his remarkable book on the positive emotions, George Vaillant points out that the ancient Greek philosophers left out a vital element of human love.
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Explore – "To Study Philosophy Is To Learn to Die," one...

Explore – "To Study Philosophy Is To Learn to Die," one... | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
"To Study Philosophy Is To Learn to Die," one of Salvador Dalí’s little-known and sublime 1947 illustrations for the essays of Montaigne.
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Has Philosophy Held Quantum Mechanics Back? | RealClearScience

Has Philosophy Held Quantum Mechanics Back? | RealClearScience | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
For most of the last century, the achievements of physics were used to prop up the failures of the humanities. Quantum physics was endlessly interpreted (and abused) to provide a supposed scientific confirmation for ...
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Machiavelli: Theories on Liberty, Religion, and The Original Constitution - Medievalists.net

Machiavelli: Theories on Liberty, Religion, and The Original Constitution - Medievalists.net | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
    Machiavelli: Theories on Liberty, Religion, and The Original Constitution Erin Bos Oklahoma Christian University Journal of Historical Studies, Tau Sigma Journal of Historical Studies: Vol.21 (2013) Abstract Machiavellian qualities...
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Is Philosophy Fiction?

Is Philosophy Fiction? | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
I hear people say things like, "I mostly read non-fiction" while others proffer, "I prefer fiction." But, as a reader of philosophy, I'm not sure where I stand (Is Philosophy Fiction?
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Author Documents “Ultimate” Test of Psychic Cataclysm in New Book - PR Web (press release)

Author Documents “Ultimate” Test of Psychic Cataclysm in New Book - PR Web (press release) | Philosophical wanderings | Scoop.it
Author Documents “Ultimate” Test of Psychic Cataclysm in New Book
PR Web (press release)
How Tony resolves it from its most complicated development in the world we know is an awesome display of bravura philosophical discourse.
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