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Three a week: Entities

Things exist, right? Three questions: Question 1: What makes an entity, an entity? Is a house an entity? What makes this so? If we gut the house entirely, so it is just studs and a roof, is it still a … Continue reading

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What is real?

Two separate questions: What is real? And, what is “real”? The former is a grand metaphysical question. The latter, a question about the definition of “real”.  Because we should always attempt to define our terms, here is a standard definition … Continue reading

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