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# What does the word "abstract" mean?

What does the word "abstract" mean?
posted by internet_explorer on Jan 16, 2012 - 11 answers

# Science vs. Religion

A lively discussion has come to a screeching halt, but I don't want it to. Help me continue the debate!
posted by tdreyer on Feb 5, 2010 - 25 answers

# Philosophy and critical thinking for younger kids

What are some good ideas (web resources, books, suggestions, etc) for introducing a 6 to 7 year old child to elements of philosophy, paradoxes, and critical thinking?
posted by crapmatic on Nov 11, 2009 - 24 answers

# Are the existence of logical paradoxes evidence that logic is not Universal truth?

Are the existence of logical paradoxes evidence that logic is not Universal truth, or simply symptoms of incomplete or inaccurate semantic systems?
posted by idyllhands on Oct 14, 2009 - 37 answers

# ∃x∀y∃z[Qx∧(My→Pyx)∧Wz ∧Pzx] ∨ ∃x[Qx∧∀y(My→Pyx)∧∃z(Wz∧Pzx)]?

∃x∀y∃z[Qx∧(My→Pyx)∧Wz ∧Pzx] ∨ ∃x[Qx∧∀y(My→Pyx)∧∃z(Wz∧Pzx)] ?
posted by ed\26h on Sep 6, 2009 - 9 answers

# Methods to achieve better tactical and strategic thinking?

Lately I have been playing many strategy board games and not winning that much. I feel I need to become a more adept strategic / tactical thinker. What books, mental exercises or other things could help me?
posted by DetonatedManiac on Mar 18, 2008 - 17 answers

# Does the study of math sharpen critical thinking skills?

If a man’s wit be wandering, let him post a question about mathematics and reasoning to MetaFilter.
posted by jason's_planet on Sep 25, 2007 - 20 answers

# You aren't until you are, and then you will be.

In order to be saved, you must accept Jesus's salvation. Huh? Explain?
posted by tmcw on Sep 3, 2007 - 43 answers

# Introduction to Wittgenstein's Tractatus

I am looking for a clear understandable introduction to Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico Philosophicus. Is there any particular book or website you can recommend to someone who is not schooled in philosophy?
posted by davar on Mar 24, 2006 - 13 answers

# Help me define a Philosophical term

Need help defining a philosophy/logic term
posted by sk381 on Dec 14, 2005 - 16 answers

# Doomsday Argument for Idiots

Can someone explain the Doomsday Argument in a way that a math-challenged person like me can understand?
posted by swift on May 26, 2005 - 37 answers

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