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How does learning about philosophy differ from acquiring information about what philosophers have said? [on hold]

I recommend Nicholas Joll’s entry in the IEP, Contemporary Metaphilosophy, for anyone who wants to see some information about how philosophy has changed in the past two centuries. He’s described the ...
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Is objectivity what it used to be? [on hold]

How does the idea ‘objectivity’ apply in philosophy? That notion was very popular for a few centuries, but it seems to be regarded differently by philosophers nowadays It may well be that this ...
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Can we learn philosophy without taking subjective opinions into account?

I'm still attempting to discern whether the guidelines (are they clearly described in a public document?) about whatever should be going on here are useful for anything other than learning about what ...
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Has the peculiar nature of Philosophy SE, wrt other SE's, been defined?

There are certain differences between the principles and practice of academic branches; among these Philosophy stands markedly apart. For one, Philosophy is self referential like no other discipline. ...
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As a Philosophy stack I think we should be unique

I believe with metaphysics being a large part of philosophy, we should have a meta-meta stack. I am not quite sure if we can find a concrete purpose for it. One possible idea I had was that it ...
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Are Meta-2 Questions permitted on Meta?

Are we allowed to ask questions about meta on meta? Or is meta only for discussing the main site? Thus, I am not sure if this question is acceptable here.
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Can't suggest edits on Meta

I can suggest edits on main but not on meta. "edit" is grayed out and not available. Is there a restriction due to low reputation?
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Let's wake up chat and meta!

We're at an interesting point in terms of our site growth and community development. I just thought I'd talk a little bit about where we are and why we should try to start making an extra effort to be ...