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I also have given you a downvote here or there. I'm sorry if you felt hurt by anything I wrote. I think one of the challenges with philosophy.se is that the word "philosophy" has quite a few meanings running about. Philosophy as an academic discipline (which is what I take us to mean here at philosophy.se) has a very long history and is, in my experience, ...


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So, I'm a mid-rep user who gave you a down vote. I did leave a rather short comment explaining why, though I did not use the "-1" convention. In this case I thought you had not answered the question at all. Anyway, some reasons... Inquisitive comments on questions are very common here, especially if your question is very short. Personally I welcome them, ...


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Final Results Proof of the reflexivity of the accessibility relation Net Score: 6 (Excellent: 6, Satisfactory: 3, Needs Improvement: 0) What a "Bismarckian realist" Net Score: 1 (Excellent: 3, Satisfactory: 7, Needs Improvement: 2) What are the axioms for quantified modal logic? Net Score: 1 (Excellent: 3, Satisfactory: 5, Needs Improvement: ...


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Final Results Are all fallacies created equal? Net Score: 0 (Excellent: 3, Satisfactory: 4, Needs Improvement: 3) How does Popper overcome this critique? Net Score: 6 (Excellent: 7, Satisfactory: 2, Needs Improvement: 1) Is there a name for each individuls perceived sphere of reality? Net Score: -3 (Excellent: 1, Satisfactory: 5, Needs Improvement: 4)...


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(I asked "pronounce major philosophers names?" lol) Here is a personal anecdote from my first days viewing the site: I thought it was too strict with the rules imposed on questions. At the time, I did not know about Quora.com, and thought it was wrong to eliminate the possibility of answering a question--from someone who did have the credibility. I came to ...


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Final Results A contradiction in Kant's Universalizability Principle Net Score: 2 (Excellent: 2, Satisfactory: 5, Needs Improvement: 0) Is correlationism Kantian or post-Kantian? Net Score: 1 (Excellent: 3, Satisfactory: 1, Needs Improvement: 2) Why could Wittgenstein say that men had an idea for the law of least action? Net Score: 0 (Excellent: 3, ...


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Final Results Wittgenstein: Why is bipolarity necessary? Net Score: 3 (Excellent: 3, Satisfactory: 4, Needs Improvement: 0) What does Samir Okasha mean in this quote about converting invalid to valid argument? Net Score: 2 (Excellent: 3, Satisfactory: 4, Needs Improvement: 1) Recommendations for reading in Constructive Mathematics Net Score: 1 (...


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My notes: best Phaedrus edition to start with for beginner A prototypical shopping question. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but this is not a great example. I enjoyed a different Hackett-published translation, but I don't konw if the recommendation will clear or muddy the waters because I don't know what matters to the asker. Truth for logicians, ...


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