February 2015

Philosophy Book of the Month

Most Popular Philosophy Topics

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Materialism is nonsensical
293 replies by 14 different users. Topic created on Thursday, September 8th by 3017Metaphysician.

Does the moral standing of animals depend upon the number of neurons they have?
56 replies by 8 different users. Topic created on Friday, September 23rd by GE Morton.

The dog paradox : Does the dog live a better life?
18 replies by 7 different users. Topic created on Monday, September 19th by Bafis.

What is Humanism and the Importance of an 'Open Mind' ?
41 replies by 6 different users. Topic created on Thursday, September 8th by JackDaydream.

Artificial Intelligence? No Such Thing.
29 replies by 6 different users. Topic created on Thursday, September 15th by Meta Island.

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Threads of the Month

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So far this Month: Materialism is nonsensical
293 replies posted. Topic created on Thursday, September 8th by 3017Metaphysician.

August: How May Human Sexuality Be Understood in Religion, Politics, and Philosophically, In The Twentieth First Century?
279 replies posted. Topic created on Sunday, August 28th by JackDaydream.

July: Postmodernism, History and Philosophy: How is the Past Reconstructed or Deconstructed?
316 replies posted. Topic created on Friday, July 15th by JackDaydream.

June: What is a Woman
484 replies posted. Topic created on Thursday, June 30th by Nick_A.

May: How would you Design a Humanoid ?
187 replies posted. Topic created on Friday, May 6th 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?
1376 replies by 368 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.

Eating Animals
790 replies by 168 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.

Is abortion wrong?
1509 replies by 163 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 Scott.

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My Enemy in Vietnam
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2X2 on the Ark

2X2 on the Ark
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The Maestro Monologue
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Mary Jane Whiteley Coggeshall, Hicksite Quaker, Iowa/National Suffragette And Her Speeches
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The Preppers Medical Handbook
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