“Cogito ergo sum” or, “I am thinking, therefore I exist” or, “I think, therefore I am” are some of the most famous phrases in western philosophy, but where did they come from? 722 more words
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What are some of the common factors between religious beliefs, modern literature and thought, mythology and existence itself? Let’s talk fundamentals.
Perhaps the most obvious motif common to most religious and philosophical traditions is the black/white, on/off binary flop. 121 more words
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In ‘Facing Up to the Problem of Consciousness,’ David Chalmers explains exactly those features which make the ‘hard problem of consciousness’ oh so very hard. 302 more words