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As a Philosophy stack I think we should be unique

A few problems with this suggestion: Just because philosophy includes metaphysics does not mean we need anything different than StackOverflow which has metaprogramming as a sub top topic or Cross ...
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Is this site dying?

A general problem with philosophy.SE indeed is that humanities work kind of differently compared to, say, mathematics or programming. The main problem is that the kind of questions which arise in ...
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Is this site dying?

I think we could realise the StackExchange model (mind, "Experts answer your questions") more rigorously. The real question ever since I joined this site is: Do we want to? I remember several tries ...
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Is this site dying?

Serious matters are raised here. I offer a few observations. The question about security cameras and miracles plainly has no place but how representative is it ? What proportion of our questions is ...
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Is this site dying?

One thing that hasn't been mentioned is the review queues. That's where the community can exercise its moderating power in a more systematic way. Currently, the review queues are dominated by 2-3 ...
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Has the peculiar nature of Philosophy SE, wrt other SE's, been defined?

Since philosophy can be highly opinionated, the quantity of assertions may dominate facts. To prevent this from happening, I can see how one might take a slightly different approach to questions and ...
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Let's wake up chat and meta!

Chat room ideas I believe that some sort of formal structure for a chat room will facilitate discussion and questions in all other parts of Philosophy SE (including other chat rooms: The Symposium). ...
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