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Philosophy of language
Moore's disbelief Main article: Moore's paradoxAlthough this problem has received relatively little attention, it intrigued philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein when G. E. Moore presented it to the Moral S ...
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Moral luck Main article: Moral luckThe problem of moral luck is that some people are born into, live within, and experience circumstances that seem to change their moral culpability when all other fac ...
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Epistemological problems are concerned with the nature, scope and limitations of knowledge. Epistemology may also be described as the study of knowledge.Gettier problem Main article: Gettier problemPl ...
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Essentialism Main article: EssentialismQuestion book-new.svgThis section does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced ma ...
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List of unsolved problems in philosophy
This is a list of some of the major unsolved problems in philosophy. Clearly, unsolved philosophical problems exist in the lay sense (e.g. "What is the meaning of life?", "Where did we come from?", "W ...
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Philosophy of space
Leibniz and NewtonGottfried LeibnizIn the seventeenth century, the philosophy of space and time emerged as a central issue in epistemology and metaphysics. At its heart, Gottfried Leibniz, the German ...
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Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction. Physical space is often conceived in three linear dimensions, although modern physicis ...
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French rhetoric
Rhetoric was part of the curriculum in Jesuit and, to a lesser extent, Oratorian colleges until the French Revolution. For Jesuits, right from the foundation of the Society in France, rhetoric was an ...
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Modern rhetoric
At the turn of the 20th century, there was a revival of rhetorical study manifested in the establishment of departments of rhetoric and speech at academic institutions, as well as the formation of nat ...
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The Five Canons of Rhetoric serve as a guide to creating persuasive messages and arguments:Invention - the process of developing argumentsStyle - determining how to present the argumentsArrangement - ...
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Rhetoric has its origins in Mesopotamia. Some of the earliest examples of rhetoric can be found in the Akkadian writings of the princess and priestess Enheduanna (ca. 2285–2250 BC), while later examp ...
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Uses of rhetoric
Scope of rhetoric Scholars have debated the scope of rhetoric since ancient times. Although some have limited rhetoric to the specific realm of political discourse, many modern scholars liberate it to ...
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Rhetoric is the art of discourse, an art that aims to improve the capability of writers or speakers that attempt to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations. As a subj ...
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In pseudoscience
ParapsychologyParapsychology is the scientific study of certain types of paranormal phenomena, or of phenomena which appear to be paranormal, for instance precognition, telekinesis and telepathy.The t ...
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In religion
Many religions associate spiritual qualities to the human mind. These are often tightly connected to their mythology and afterlife.The Indian philosopher-sage Sri Aurobindo attempted to unite the East ...
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