February 2015

Philosophy Book of the Month

Most Popular Philosophy Topics

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Most Active Topics

The following is a list of the 5 most active discussions from the last couple weeks based on number of replies.

Anyone here admittedly wrong?
30 replies by 17 different users. Topic created on Friday, May 1st by Clive Staples Lewis.

Fictionalism in Science
78 replies by 16 different users. Topic created on Saturday, May 2nd by Simon says....

A modal argument for atheism
46 replies by 12 different users. Topic created on Saturday, May 9th by Horace.

What creates morality?
30 replies by 11 different users. Topic created on Friday, May 1st by Kylekettler.

Pop Culture and Masochism?
28 replies by 10 different users. Topic created on Wednesday, May 13th by Mayanka.

Most Popular Threads - Editor's Picks

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Threads of the Month

Below is a list of the most popular topics in the philosophy forums for each month.

So far this Month: Fictionalism in Science
78 replies posted. Topic created on Saturday, May 2nd by Simon says....

April: Does Religion Instigate Violence & Inequality In Society?
201 replies posted. Topic created on Tuesday, April 21st by Damien10311.

March: Curious results from interferometer experiments
205 replies posted. Topic created on Monday, March 2nd by Steve3007.

February: How free is will?
266 replies posted. Topic created on Friday, February 27th by MadeUthink.

January: Defining God
457 replies posted. Topic created on Friday, January 30th by Lucylu.

Threads with the Most Replies Ever

The following is a list of the ten most popular threads on Philosophy Forum based on number of replies.

If there is a God, why is there evil?
1413 replies by 225 different users. Topic created on Tuesday, February 27th by Floyd.

What's the meaning of life?
705 replies by 220 different users. Topic created on Monday, March 5th by Cynicallyinsane.

Can a man-made computer become conscious?
1324 replies by 149 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

Eating Animals
483 replies by 130 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.

What happens to us when we die?
407 replies by 118 different users. Topic created on Saturday, April 14th by Philoreaderguy.

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it,
838 replies by 117 different users. Topic created on Monday, October 18th by TurtleSpeaks.

What is Art?
394 replies by 109 different users. Topic created on Saturday, October 10th by Scott.

Do you consider yourself a philosopher?
169 replies by 100 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

Is abortion wrong?
663 replies by 98 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.

Why Atheism Cannot Be Logically Supported
1545 replies by 94 different users. Topic created on Sunday, May 6th by Garycgibson.

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