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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ... and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samvak.tripod.com/film.html Download f... ...nd a sperm is even more serious philosophically: the creation of a fetus limits the set of all potentials embedded in the genetic material to the on... ... The fetus is the collapse of the wave function: it represents a much more limited set of potentials. If killing an embryo is murder because of the... ... the input or the output (both in Chinese). Searle generalized and stated that this shows that computers will never be capable of thinking, being c... ...h an independent copy of a book of instructions). The receiver can be passive (as television is). In such a case we will not be justified in sayin... ...uld be ridiculous to assume that a multitude of English speakers would. But reality shows that this is exactly what will happen. A single molecule o... ...n vitro fertilization to space travel. Every technology can be potentially abused. Television can be either a wonderful educational tool - or an a... ... Israel. Nor is Dershowitz's proposal to have the courts issue "torture warrants" (Los Angeles Times, November 8, 2001) unprecedented. In a contro...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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