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.

Why Believe in a God when It is Impossible to Prove?
90 replies by 15 different users. Topic created on Sunday, October 29th by Spectrum.

Any materialists or naturalists here?
29 replies by 13 different users. Topic created on Thursday, November 2nd by Maxcady10001.

An explanation of God.
35 replies by 10 different users. Topic created on Thursday, November 16th by Chester.

Are qualia functional descriptions of meaning?
49 replies by 8 different users. Topic created on Sunday, November 5th by JamesOfSeattle.

Social anxiety
48 replies by 8 different users. Topic created on Wednesday, November 15th by Maxcady10001.

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: Democracy: Every Cook Can Govern
53 replies posted. Topic created on Thursday, November 9th by ZoneOfNonBeing.

October: What do we lose when we believe?
173 replies posted. Topic created on Tuesday, October 17th by Whitedragon.

September: Could this be an incisive definition for consciousness?
155 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.
441 replies posted. Topic created on Wednesday, July 19th by Hereandnow.

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?
2366 replies by 322 different users. Topic created on Tuesday, February 27th by Floyd.

What's the meaning of life?
1214 replies by 314 different users. Topic created on Monday, March 5th by Cynicallyinsane.

Can a man-made computer become conscious?
2940 replies by 223 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

What happens to us when we die?
686 replies by 171 different users. Topic created on Saturday, April 14th by Philoreaderguy.

Eating Animals
768 replies by 165 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.

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it,
916 replies by 144 different users. Topic created on Monday, October 18th by TurtleSpeaks.

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

Is abortion wrong?
1111 replies by 139 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.

What is Art?
566 replies by 131 different users. Topic created on Saturday, October 10th by Scott.

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