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Classical Philosophy

“The Matrix”, Simulation, and the Inherent Value of Reality

February 5, 2021

The correspondence theory of truth maintains that a proposition is true when it corresponds to an outer experience. Based on this definition, things could even be true even in “The Matrix”. The world is real, even if it is just a simulation. […]

Modern Philosophy

Rousseau’s Dissent from the Enlightenment

December 14, 2016

By Professor Darren Staloff, City College of New York Given the overwhelming success of the Enlightenment as a philosophical and social movement that transformed the world, […]

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