LINK: What is a Physical Object? by Ned Markosian

I am quoting the abstract of this paper here, without comment pro or con, for interested readers who may wish to read the paper for themselves. Feel free to debate in the combox. Abstract: The concept of a physical object has figured prominently in the history of philosophy, and is probably more important now than it has ever been before. Yet the question What are physical objects?, i.e., What is the correct analysis of the concept of a physical object?, has received surprisingly little at … [Read more...]

Religious Trauma Syndrome

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Review of Contemporary Philosophical Naturalism and Its Implications

http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/48658-contemporary-philosophical-naturalism-and-its-implications/ … [Read more...]

Daniel Fincke: Dear Fellow Atheists, STOP Saying Christians Believe God is a Bearded Man in the Sky. They Don’t.

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Help Needed: Looking for Old Link on Themes among Science Deniers

I remember a few years ago there was a link posted on this blog, possibly by me, to an off-site article talking about themes in the arguments used by people who deny science. But I cannot find it, even when I manually go through old posts. Does this ring a bell? … [Read more...]

Sketch of an Argument from Substance Dualism to the Falsity of Classical Theism

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Perceptronium and Consciousness as a State of Matter

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WLC’s Debate Quotation of Anthony Kenny

Here is WLC's quotation of Kenny: A proponent of the Big Bang Theory, at least if he is an atheist, must believe that the universe came from nothing and by nothing. And here is a critique:LINK … [Read more...]


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