What is Philosophy?
- What is Philosophy?
- Difficult, Important and Everywhere
- How Do We Do It?
- Is There A ‘Right Way’ To Think about Things?
What is Knowledge? And Do We Have Any?
- The Basic Constituents of Knowledge
- The Classical Account of Knowledge and the Gettier Problem
- Do We Have Any Knowledge?
Minds, Brains and Computers
- Descartes’ Substance Dualism Theory of the Mind
- Physicalism: Identity Theory and Functionalism
- Functionalism and What Mental States Do
- Functionalism and Functional Complexity
- The Turing Test and The Chinese Room
- Problems for the Computational View of Mind
Objective, Relative or Emotive?
- The Status of Morality
- Objectivism, Relativism and Emotivism
- Objections to Objectivism, Relativism and Emotivism
Should You Believe What You Hear?
- Hume on Testimony and Miracles
- Reid’s Challange to Hume
- Reid’s Argument
- Kant, the Enlightment and Intellectual Autonomy
- The Value of Intellectual Autonomy
Are Scientific Theories True?
- Saving the Phenomena vs. Truth
- Saving the Phenomena? Ptolemeic Astronomy
- Truth? Galileo and Copernican Astronomy
- Scientific Realism and the No Miracles Argument
- Scientific Anti-Realism
- Realist Rejoinders
Time Travel and Philosophy
- What Might Time Travel Be Anyway
- Grandfather Paradoxes
- Two Senses of Change
- Causal Loops
- Where Next?
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