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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.
IQ is not a empirical measurement of intelligence
60 replies by 8 different users. Topic created on Friday, May 12th by Barkun.
What is 'Human Nature' and Can it Change?
32 replies by 8 different users. Topic created on Sunday, May 14th by JackDaydream.
Ecology, Politics and Science: What Can be Done about Climate Change?
42 replies by 6 different users. Topic created on Friday, May 19th by JackDaydream.
Do ideas exist? Do experiential ideas exist?
13 replies by 6 different users. Topic created on Thursday, May 18th by amorphos_ii.
Prostitution should be FULLY legalised
11 replies by 6 different users. Topic created on Saturday, May 27th by amorphos_ii.
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- Reasons Behind the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection
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- What really matters?
- Live as a coward or die as a hero?
- If there is a god, why is there evil?
- Religion, Philosophy, or Science?
- Should all drugs be legal?
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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 AI Revolution: An Utopia for Philosophy?
84 replies posted. Topic created on Monday, May 8th by ConsciousAI.
April: What is Sexism and Does it Matter Ethically?
156 replies posted. Topic created on Tuesday, April 25th by JackDaydream.
March: Kant's Transcendental Idealism
262 replies posted. Topic created on Sunday, March 5th by Gertie.
February: Act of creation from nothing is logically impossible
245 replies posted. Topic created on Tuesday, February 14th by Bahman.
January: Do You Believe in an Afterlife? Why? Any Evidence?
147 replies posted. Topic created on Saturday, January 7th by UniversalAlien.
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.
What's the meaning of life?
1583 replies by 379 different users. Topic created on Monday, March 5th by Cynicallyinsane.
If there is a God, why is there evil?
3014 replies by 345 different users. Topic created on Tuesday, February 27th by Floyd.
Can a man-made computer become conscious?
3550 replies by 249 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.
What happens to us when we die?
985 replies by 197 different users. Topic created on Saturday, April 14th by Philoreaderguy.
Is abortion wrong?
1616 replies by 173 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.
794 replies by 170 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,
935 replies by 149 different users. Topic created on Monday, October 18th by TurtleSpeaks.
Do you consider yourself a philosopher?
398 replies by 149 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.
Why Atheism Cannot Be Logically Supported
2758 replies by 148 different users. Topic created on Sunday, May 6th by Garycgibson.
What is Art?
795 replies by 147 different users. Topic created on Saturday, October 10th by Eckhart Aurelius Hughes.
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2023 Philosophy Books of the Month
Mark Victor Hansen, Relentless: Wisdom Behind the Incomparable Chicken Soup for the Soul
by Mitzi Perdue
Rediscovering the Wisdom of Human Nature: How Civilization Destroys Happiness
by Chet Shupe
2022 Philosophy Books of the Month
Mary Jane Whiteley Coggeshall, Hicksite Quaker, Iowa/National Suffragette And Her Speeches
by John N. (Jake) Ferris