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by Richard Cox
Sun Jan 02, 2022 3:21 pm
Forum: Metaphysically Relevant Art-forms
Topic: ‘Of Matter or Mind?: Paradoxical Poems on the Nature of Reality’
Replies: 0
Views: 64

‘Of Matter or Mind?: Paradoxical Poems on the Nature of Reality’

Hello everyone, I’ve just released a short book of poetry exploring the materialism/idealism debate. It’s available on Amazon, I’ll also put a link in where you can download a free PDF from Dropbox. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09P5JNVHYl https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B09P5JNVHY https://www.dropbox.com/...
by Richard Cox
Wed Nov 10, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Topic-specific Discourse
Topic: Consciousness, A Priori Reasoning and Pluralism
Replies: 22
Views: 850

Re: Consciousness, A Priori Reasoning and Pluralism

Thank you AshvinP, that's exactly what I was trying to say
by Richard Cox
Wed Oct 06, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Topic-specific Discourse
Topic: Consciousness, A Priori Reasoning and Pluralism
Replies: 22
Views: 850

Re: Consciousness, A Priori Reasoning and Pluralism

Hello AshvinP, I must apologise, that was a terrible response and I’m now having to extract myself from the mess I’ve made. I’m specifically referring to having said: ‘From an idealist perspective we may say that consciousness is, but no more than that. If it’s the foundational thing we can’t get un...
by Richard Cox
Sun Sep 26, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Topic-specific Discourse
Topic: Consciousness, A Priori Reasoning and Pluralism
Replies: 22
Views: 850

Re: Consciousness, A Priori Reasoning and Pluralism

Hello Shajan624, Thank you for your response, I’ve had a go at some replies. I would echo your cynicism of an a priori approach leading to consensus. I can’t see this being the thing that makes the Michael Schermers of this world throw their hands up and declare: ‘Oh now it all makes sense!’ Case in...
by Richard Cox
Tue Sep 21, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Topic-specific Discourse
Topic: Consciousness, A Priori Reasoning and Pluralism
Replies: 22
Views: 850

Consciousness, A Priori Reasoning and Pluralism

Hello everyone, I wrote the following essay for a course I took on consciousness studies. I wanted to explore a couple of things; how consciousness could be probed with a priori reasoning and the value of adopting a pluralistic approach to studying it. I managed to jam them both in. I'm going to use...