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.

The Advantages of NOT having a mind [Locked as derailed]
247 replies by 26 different users. Topic created on Saturday, April 11th by Neznac.

The hidden Jesus
502 replies by 21 different users. Topic created on Thursday, April 16th by Neopolitan.

Me and Not-Me
162 replies by 16 different users. Topic created on Wednesday, April 8th by Belinda.

Should an Intellectual Elite Rule the World?
55 replies by 15 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 17th by UniversalAlien.

Consequentialism and the sort of person you are?
88 replies by 11 different users. Topic created on Wednesday, April 8th by Mgrinder.

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: The hidden Jesus
502 replies posted. Topic created on Thursday, April 16th by Neopolitan.

March: An argument for a transcendent cause of the universe
796 replies posted. Topic created on Thursday, March 19th by Clive Staples Lewis.

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

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

December: Have we not outgrown religion?
990 replies posted. Topic created on Tuesday, December 30th by JTP.

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?
1284 replies by 220 different users. Topic created on Tuesday, February 27th by Floyd.

What's the meaning of life?
685 replies by 217 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
474 replies by 128 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,
838 replies by 117 different users. Topic created on Monday, October 18th by TurtleSpeaks.

What happens to us when we die?
406 replies by 117 different users. Topic created on Saturday, April 14th by Philoreaderguy.

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

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.

Do you consider yourself a philosopher?
154 replies by 89 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

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