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Is the Brain a Receiver?

The brain is a physical organ in the same way the kidneys or lungs are a physical organ: it is infused with blood vessels, a specialist class of cells forms its structure, and biochemical and electrical activity comprise the modes … Continue reading

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On What There Is

Philosophers, like doctors, scientists, and other professionals, have a preference for technical terms which can make their dialogues difficult to follow. The branch of philosophy that talks about what kinds of things exist is called “ontology,” and it is a … Continue reading

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Logic: A Principle of Order

The other day, I was arguing that both people and the world obey logic, and the argument generated a lot of disagreement. I think this is about a confusion over the concept of “logic.” Perhaps, unqualified, the term conjures recollections … Continue reading

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