4 Answered Questions for the topic ontology
What is the difference between metaphysics and ontology?
I know that ontology is a sub-field of metaphysics. But I can't see the difference between them. I mean ontology is defined as "The study of being and existence", and metaphysics is defined as... more
Fundamental idea on proving God's existence with science?
I think that proving God's existence or any deity from any culture with the rigors of science is fundamentally absurd. The popular arguments usually involve space-time and the big bang theory. (I... more
Does a negative claimant have a burden of proof?
I have often heard it said that the burden of proof is on the positive claimant but not on the one making a negative claim. A person claiming, "God exists" has a burden of proof but not a person... more
Which scholars argue that for art to be art, it must be for art's sake?
I understand this is partially supported by Nietzsche, but do others agree or adamantly disagree with this position? If so who?