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.

Insulting Philosophers
47 replies by 13 different users. Topic created on Sunday, January 24th by Lone Wolf.

The many faces of the free will problem
50 replies by 10 different users. Topic created on Monday, January 18th by Mgrinder.

The worst
27 replies by 8 different users. Topic created on Thursday, January 21st by TimLear.

Mother Nature
29 replies by 7 different users. Topic created on Sunday, January 24th by Just Me.

Narcan - feeding the problem? Or part of the solution?
26 replies by 7 different users. Topic created on Monday, January 25th by Tamster859.

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: Comparing aesthetics in music experience
14 replies posted. Topic created on Wednesday, February 3rd by Hereandnow.

January: What is meant by 'consciousness'?
49 replies posted. Topic created on Saturday, January 9th by Jutfrank.

December: Is God Real?
121 replies posted. Topic created on Monday, December 14th by Harris.

November: Science and consciousness are necessarily incompatible?
194 replies posted. Topic created on Saturday, November 28th by Mgrinder.

October: Gun Control Causes A Lateral Shift In Violence
216 replies posted. Topic created on Thursday, October 15th by Spiral Out.

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?
1604 replies by 244 different users. Topic created on Tuesday, February 27th by Floyd.

What's the meaning of life?
788 replies by 243 different users. Topic created on Monday, March 5th by Cynicallyinsane.

Can a man-made computer become conscious?
1745 replies by 160 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

What happens to us when we die?
559 replies by 142 different users. Topic created on Saturday, April 14th by Philoreaderguy.

Eating Animals
567 replies by 141 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it,
847 replies by 119 different users. Topic created on Monday, October 18th by TurtleSpeaks.

Do you consider yourself a philosopher?
224 replies by 115 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

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

Why Atheism Cannot Be Logically Supported
1577 replies by 107 different users. Topic created on Sunday, May 6th by Garycgibson.

Is abortion wrong?
668 replies by 102 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.

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