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.

Could this be an incisive definition for consciousness?
45 replies by 10 different users. Topic created on Sunday, September 17th by Papus79.

Confounding Cause and Effect
30 replies by 7 different users. Topic created on Saturday, September 9th by Rayliikanen.

Can a moral principle really be contradictory?
12 replies by 6 different users. Topic created on Monday, September 18th by Danzr.

Do education and knowledge limit our freedom?
6 replies by 5 different users. Topic created on Monday, September 18th by Isolosophy.

Is child labor ethical?
6 replies by 5 different users. Topic created on Thursday, September 7th by Socrateaze.

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: Could this be an incisive definition for consciousness?
45 replies posted. Topic created on Sunday, September 17th by Papus79.

August: Realism Cannot Be Realistic
192 replies posted. Topic created on Friday, August 4th by Spectrum.

July: So you're an atheist? Not so fast.
317 replies posted. Topic created on Wednesday, July 19th by Hereandnow.

June: What is mathematics?
135 replies posted. Topic created on Friday, June 30th by Woodart.

May: Atheist opinion polls in America
266 replies posted. Topic created on Tuesday, May 2nd by Eduk.

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?
2332 replies by 315 different users. Topic created on Tuesday, February 27th by Floyd.

What's the meaning of life?
1195 replies by 312 different users. Topic created on Monday, March 5th by Cynicallyinsane.

Can a man-made computer become conscious?
2709 replies by 219 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

What happens to us when we die?
682 replies by 169 different users. Topic created on Saturday, April 14th by Philoreaderguy.

Eating Animals
767 replies by 164 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.

Why Atheism Cannot Be Logically Supported
2757 replies by 148 different users. Topic created on Sunday, May 6th by Garycgibson.

Do you consider yourself a philosopher?
320 replies by 141 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

Is abortion wrong?
1110 replies by 138 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,
909 replies by 138 different users. Topic created on Monday, October 18th by TurtleSpeaks.

What is Art?
527 replies by 127 different users. Topic created on Saturday, October 10th by Scott.

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