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202 Answered Questions for the topic philosophy

Philosophy Math Geometry

6h

Why is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter always pi?

Why is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter always pi?Are there exceptions to this?
Philosophy Psychology

12d

Question about Metacognition

Im a little confused about metacognition. I understand that is the ability to think about thinking but I cant get over the fact that if you know this fact then you are thinking about thinking about... more
Philosophy History

07/04/20

Philosophy/Ethics - Stoicism

According to the Stoic perspective, what sorts of things are truly good or bad for us? What sorts of things are mere indifferents?
Philosophy Literature Sociology

06/19/20

Personality theory

A person sees a boat on the horizon, but this character still decides to stay on the island by themselves. Explain and defend their decision to stay. (use some personality theory to help justify... more
Philosophy Science English

06/16/20

What is the difference between ideology and inquiry?

I need examples of the difference between the two.
Philosophy Science English

06/15/20

What is the connection between the scientific method and critical thinking?

I need examples of the connection between the two.
Philosophy

06/14/20

can religious writings lead us to objective truth?

Philosophy

06/06/20

Justification by..

Give an example of each:a belief that can be justified by definition,belief that can be justified by perception,belief that can be justified by testimony,belief that can be justified by... more
Philosophy

06/05/20

situational vs universal truth

INSTRUCTIONS:Offer and explain at least one realistic counter-example – in other words, a real-world situation where the thought is not true, i.e., where the thought fails to match reality. Be sure... more
Philosophy Computer History

06/02/20

How can I make a successful career change, start, or transformation during these challenging times?

I'm asking this question to showcase what many are feeling at this time. The times are challenging but I have successfully managed career change over the last 30yrs. I can help and feel for you... more
Philosophy Science English

05/31/20

Please give me a short explanation

Most police agencies' effectiveness are measured by how much crime is reported to the UCR. Briefly explain what the UCR data consists of. Then explain what the strengths and weaknesses of this... more
Philosophy

05/13/20

In what way does Augustine’s Confessions illuminate how we should and shouldn’t learn from outside forces as we expand our horizons and grow as people?

In what way does Augustine’s Confessions illuminate how we should and shouldn’t learn from outside forces as we expand our horizons and grow as people? I'm not sure how to answer this question.
Philosophy

05/05/20

Does choice actually exist?

Here's an example to illustrate what I mean:Let's say I have a 'choice' between options A and B, and I pick A. Was that really my choice? Something or multiple things caused me to pick A. What if I... more

05/04/20

Use both the direct and indirect truth-table to show whether the above argument is valid.

Symbolize the following argument using the symbols for simple statements and logical operators discussed in chapter 6. If it is not the case that humans have free-will then God is to blame for the... more
Philosophy Logic Proofs

04/26/20

Proof by natural deduction

1. (~F v X) ↄ (P v T) 2. F ↄ P3. ~P /T
Philosophy

04/04/20

Which of the following is not a wff?

Which of the following is not a wff? (Only one right answer)Group of answer choices∼(A ⦁ ∼B)((∼A)∨(∼B))(L ⦁ (P ∨ ∼Q))(A ⊃ (A ⊃ B))
Philosophy

03/29/20

Is it ever morally acceptable to lie? Why or why not?

Philosophy

03/29/20

Driver suggests that virtue ethics is intuitively appealing because we often deliberate about moral problems by reflecting on what admirable people would do. Do you agree?

Driver suggests that virtue ethics is intuitively appealing because we often deliberate about moral problems by reflecting on what admirable people would do. Do you agree that such reflection is... more
Philosophy

03/21/20

critical thinking

how do the views of stronger, more developed critical thinkers toward authority differ from those in earlier stages of cognitive development?
Philosophy

03/17/20

Please explain their relationship, and explain how they reduce the question of completeness to a proof of the inconsistency lemma reproduced below.

Statementsa. Γ ⊢ Pb. Γ ⊨ Pc. Γ ∪ ~{P} is inconsistent in SDd. Γ ∪ ~{P} is truth-functionally inconsistentConsistency lemmaIf a set Γ of sentences of SL is consistent in SD, then Γ is... more
Philosophy Astronomy Religion

02/25/20

What is an Astronist?

I just heard a person call themselves an Astronist, but not sure what religion they are following and what they actually believe? I guess its something to do with astronomy and space!
Philosophy Ethics

02/23/20

A person should decide for himself the moral laws that he will follow which is called the "autonomy of the will"

what ethical viewpoint is being described?
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