Category Archives: Rationalism

Aristotle – on whether the soul can survive death

Although Aristotle seems to end his investigation of the soul with the conclusion that men do not have individual souls in the same way as they have individual bodies (each individual man being an individuated substance by reason of being … Continue reading

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Can we be fooled about Mathematics?

Suppose we say that a Malin génie is causing us to have the experience of thinking that we are correct when we calculate that three times three is thirteen. Descartes in this way wishes to cast doubt on our confidence with … Continue reading

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Gödel’s incompleteness theorem and intuition

“I don’t think the brain came in the Darwinian manner. In fact, it is disprovable. Simple mechanism can’t yield the brain. I think the basic elements of the universe are simple. Life force is a primitive element of the universe … Continue reading

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