25 notes tagged with "philosophy"

Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of humanity. It asks the same questions philosophers have asked - but only questions about humans(Why language…

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Published on 7 months ago

Arete

Arete - Virtue or Excellence. Being your highest self.

Tagged with: #philosophy, #greek, #definition

Published on a year ago

Bayesian Epistemology

Beliefs should have a defined degree of certainity rather than a binary true/false(like in classical [ Epistemology ]). Laws of Probability…

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Published on 3 months ago

Consciousness Can't be Physical

People who says consciousness can't be physical are two type... Dualists: consciousness is some type of non-physical stuff(eg. Soul…

Tagged with: #consciousness, #philosophy, #psychology

Published on 10 months ago

Embodiment and Human Nature

Embodiment and Human Nature Context Embodied cognition, the idea that the mind is not only connected to the body but that the body…

Tagged with: #psychology, #philosophy, #cognition, #literature-notes

Published on a year ago

Epistemology

Epistemology means the theory of knowledge. Main questions in Epistemology are... What is the nature of knowledge? What are the obstacles to…

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Published on 4 months ago

Equanimity Meditation: Last of the Brahmaviharas

Source Frame of mind where we are unaffected by the 'worldly winds' of change. That can be Gain and loss, pleasure and pain, etc. Acc. to…

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Published on a year ago

Equanimity is freedom

Source State of psychological stability and composure. Advantages Mental Outlook is better Health is better Sleeping Benefits Process to…

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Published on a year ago

Epistemology - Introduction to Theory of Knowledge

There is a difference between knowing and believing... Knowledge Belief Is true Can be false Confident Less confidence Good basis Any basis…

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Published on 4 months ago

Eudaimonia

Eudaimonia is not an emotion, it is more a constant state of being. Root word is in greek - Eu(Well) and Daimon(Spirit) Many greek…

Tagged with: #philosophy, #definition, #greek, #plant-note

Published on a year ago

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