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  • ...othesis, which is ancient indeed, and hath been very generally received by philosophers, but of which I could find no solid proof. The hypothesis I mean, is, Th ...f philosophers, to admit a hypothesis, which, in my opinion, overturns all philosophy, all religion and virtue, and all common sense ..."
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  • ...interpretation of experiments. He envisioned chemistry science as natural philosophy, and as a key to understand how nature operates, at the level of its simp ...automaton, his own words. He advocated a corpuscular view of nature and a philosophy based on Descartes' application of a mathematical and experimental approac
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  • ...search after truth, has a very long history, associated especially with [[philosophy]] and [[religion]]. While these terms used in many ways, it often means n ...ers ''par excellence''--and, not surprisingly, both were associated with [[skepticism]] and had some well-developed ideas about the possibility and conditions
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  • |align="center" colspan="2" bgcolor="gold"|'''Philosopher''' | [[Philosophy of Mind]], [[Mathematics]], [[Cartesianism]], [[Rationalism]], [[Foundatio
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  • ==Pseudoscience and the philosophy of science== ...what [[science]] is from what it is not is a fundamental problem of the [[philosophy of science]], known as the [[problem of demarcation]].
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  • ...e Structure of Scientific Revolutions''' is an epoch-making book about the philosophy—and to a lesser extent the sociology—of [[Scientific method|science]] Kuhn's philosophy has a strong historical outlook, as illustrated by the following quotation
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  • ...ent]]. Although in recent years interest in Hume's work has centred on his philosophical writing, it was as an historian that he first gained recognition and re ...ut Hume's criticism of religion prevented him from becoming a professor of philosophy in [[Edinburgh]] in 1744. His convictions also prevented him from advancem
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  • A numerous and varied set of traditions have evolved from the first-century philosophy and teachings of Jesus Christ, as recorded in the [[New Testament]], rende ...and Gjesdal, Kristin, "''Hermeneutic''s",''' The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2009 Edition)''', Edward N. Zalta (ed.), [http://plato.stanford.ed
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  • ...' (from the Latin ''Deus'', meaning [[God]]) is a [[Religion|religious]] [[philosophy]] and movement that became prominent in [[England]], [[France]], and the [ ...ly with the terms "theism" and "theist", respectively. ... Theologians and philosophers of the seventeenth century began to give a different signification to th
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  • ...es in their respective fields, and both men were initially met with strong skepticism and resistance to the inevitable conclusions that their discoveries led ...arliest observations were published by the Royal Society in its journal: [[Philosophical Transactions]]. Amongst these published observations were Van Leeuwenh
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  • ...e first known culture to actively explore geography as a [[science]] and [[philosophy]]. While maps had been made millennia earlier in [[Sumer]], the Greeks wer [[Thales]] of Miletus is one of the first known philosophers to have wondered about the shape of the world. He proposed that the worl
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  • ...ne should not be construed as definitive. It draws from fields including [[philosophy]] and [[psychology]] but also [[theater]] and [[business]] and [[computer * [[Baruch Spinoza|Spinoza]], a [[rationalism|rationalist]] philosopher from seventeenth century [[Europe]]. His [[book]] ''[[The Ethics (Spinoza
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  • ...ne in terms of which to verify statements about science. In this sense the philosophy of science must be empirical and not merely tautological. The '''philosophy of science''' is the study of the assumptions, foundations, and implicatio
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  • ...'' is an abstract, intellectual discourse–in Greek, φιλοσοφία ''philosophia'' means "love of wisdom"–that has attracted many of the brightest minds == What does ''philosophy'' mean? ==
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  • ...''neo-positivism''') is a school of philosophy that combines [[Positivism (philosophy)|positivism]]—which states that the only authentic knowledge is scie ...m denied the soundness of [[metaphysics]] and large swathes of traditional philosophy, and affirmed that statements about metaphysics, religion and some claims
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  • ==Early philosophical tradition== ..., astronomy and geometry in schools.<ref>''Protagoras'' (318d-f)</ref> The philosophers of Ancient Greece had begun the project of building knowledge from found
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  • ...'' (May 18, 1891&ndash;September 14, 1970) was an influential [[Philosophy|philosopher]] who was active in central Europe before 1935 and in the [[United States ...ysics department said it was too philosophical, and [[Bruno Bauch]] of the philosophy department said it was pure physics. Carnap then wrote another thesis, und
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  • ...e, Muhammad’s rule over Medina is viewed as the golden age of Islam. The philosopher [[Plato]] gives us a model for how Muhammad is viewed: as a just ruler. I ...ns, and they were then read by Muslims. The result was the birth of Arabic philosophy. Hundreds of words were borrowed from Persian and Syriac or coined in Arab
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  • ...niversity of Michigan) | [http://books.google.com/books?id=2k1XdB3sfLYC&dq=philosophical+essays+manchester+dalton&source=gbs_navlinks_s Google Books preview.]</ ...gnition early on for its important contribution to chemical understanding, skepticism persisted for many decades after its introduction, even in England.<ref
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  • The '''subjective–objective dichotomy''', a longstanding [[Philosophy|philosophical]] topic, is concerned with the analysis of human experience, and of wha :<font face="Gill Sans MT">"There is a common philosophical tendency...to conceive of the realm of belief and attitude as clearly d
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