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Theses on the philosophy of psychiatric nosology often grossly inflate ontological schemes of classification, and, i.e., in R. M. Chisholm’s species of fundamental ontological divides, and therefore, different ontological categories… 803 more words
Willard Quine, one of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century, famously thought that there was no discontinuity between philosophy and the natural sciences. Indeed, he went so far as to suggest that epistemology, for instance, will eventually become a branch of psychology. 2,311 more words
If you find questions of biological individuality peculiar, then this post is for you.
Biological individuality is an area of special interest. Classic individuality principles lurk in the background—philosophers of biology are still concerned with how to carve up a particular domain into basic units and with how to tell those units apart. 1,156 more words
“The empirical basis of objective science has thus nothing ‘absolute’ about it. Science does not rest upon solid bedrock. The bold structure of its theories rises, as it were, above a swamp. 67 more words