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Is metaphysics meaningful?


Is metaphysics meaningful? – Question in QUORA Any hypothesis which predicts observations can in principle be tested scientifically. Take “metaphysics” to be the set of hypotheses about people and the universe which does not predict any observations, or none which … Continue reading

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Consciousness and artificial intelligence


Artificial intelligence by computers unlikely to produce consciousness as the intimate and irreducible reality it is.
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The status of concepts in Plato and Shankara


Parallel account of the ontological status of concepts in Plato and Shankara. Continue reading

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Creation or no creation – becoming or being


If creation is into time, being is timeless. Does time exist? Or, like space, multiplicity, and causation they are just phenomena, appearances? Continue reading

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Searching for her…


Brink Of Eternity – Rabindranath Tagore In desperate hope I go and search for her in all the corners of my room; I find her not. My house is small and what once has gone from it can never be … Continue reading

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The power of language (Shankara and Heidegger)


Natalia Isayeva, in her book – ‘Shankara and Indian Philosophy’ – finds a parallel between Shankara and Heidegger with respect to language and meaning, in particular the later Heidegger, with his interest in, and focus on, the etymological and hermeneutical … Continue reading

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Don’t wish for union!


“Don’t wish for union! There’s a closeness beyond that. Why would God want a second God? Fall in love in such a way that it frees you from any connecting. Love is the soul’s light, the taste of morning, No … Continue reading

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