The Buddhist denial of the existence of the self is known as anātman (or anattā). This essay explores some of the basics of anātman/anattā.
Modal Logic: Axioms and Systems for Alethic Modal Logic
An introduction to the axioms and systems for alethic modal logic.
Philosophy of Space and Time: What is Space?
An introduction to the philosophy of space and time, focusing on the question, "What is space?"
Philosophy of Space and Time: Are the Past and Future Real?
An introduction to the Philosophy of Space and Time. Are the Past and Future Real?
Praise and Blame
Author: Daniel Miller Categories: Ethics, Metaphysics Word Count: 1000 We praise people for morally good things: giving to charity, being generous, having compassion for the needy. We blame for morally bad things: cheating on one’s spouse, being selfish, harboring ill will towards others. What are praise and blame, though? When are they appropriate? This essay … Continue reading Praise and Blame
Psychological Approaches to Personal Identity: Do Memories and Consciousness Make Us Who We Are?
An introduction to the theory of personal identity known as a psychological theory of personal identity: the nature of persons is that we are our conscious mind and memories.
Modal Ontological Arguments for the Existence of God
An introduction to modal ontological arguments for the existence of God.
Cosmological Arguments for the Existence of God
An introduction to cosmological, often first-cause, arguments for the existence of God.
Videogames and Philosophy
An introduction to the philosophy of videogames: ethical, aesthetic and metaphysical issues about video games.
Animalism and Personal Identity: Are We Animals?
An introduction to the philosophical theory on the topic of personal identity known as animalism.