Monthly Archives: October 2011

Being, Essence and the Act of Existing

Being “Being” can mean “existing” when used as present participle of the verb “to be”. It can also be used as a noun and thus does not necessarily imply actual existence but at least possible existence. When we talk about … Continue reading

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Matter, Intentionality, Epiphenomenalism and the Interaction Problem

What is matter? There are at least three approaches to answering this question. Mechanism-cum-atomism Aristotelianism Panpsychism Mechanism-cum-atomism The mechanistic-cum-atomistic view of matter is probably the best known and most popular view of matter today and can basically be summed whereby … Continue reading

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