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Hyperspace Reality
Despite the fact that the 'new' physics, a godchild of the Einsteinian revolution has taught us that the Universe we perceive is a mere shadow of a vastly more unpredictable one, most of us still view the world in a distinctly materialistic way. A world where...
Modern Science >> New Physics
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
>> Modern Science
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Bibles Do Not Equal Wisdom
Bibles do not equal wisdom. In other words, all forms of spiritual text no matter how eloquently stated, cannot actually grant wisdom to the reader, merely through the act of reading. Words are only the representations of things, but not the things themselves....
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Hypnosis, volition, and mind control.
5.1. Is the hypnotist in control of me? The exact nature of what we experience as 'will' or volition is anage-old philosophical problem that has yet to be resolved by brain scientistsor psychologists. Some aspects of hypnotic responding point out weaknesses...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Question the Premises of Society and Science
Question the ultimate validity of the basic premises of society, in particular, scientific theory. Do not accept concepts or statements as truthful simply due to weight of tradition or learned opinion. The synthesis of these statements is a healthy skepticism...
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy

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A Problem for a Direct-Reference Theory of Belief Reports Stephen
The direct-reference theory of belief reports to which I allude is the one held by such theorists as 2 Not all direct-reference semanticists accept the Theory.
Is there a fact of the matter between direct reference theory and (neo
Jan 29, 2011 direct reference theory, there is an essentially parallel way of developing It's pretty widely held these days that direct reference theory is true.
Direct Reference and Singular Propositions
Sense and Direct Reference
What has been missed is why direct reference theorists can solve the problems. between Fregeans and direct reference theorists before we can resolve it.
1 There is considerable controversy over the proper interpretation of
based theories of reference and direct reference theories. I will not One solution to this problem is to deny that a direct reference theory is correct for thought.

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Direct reference theory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search. A direct reference theory is a theory of meaning that claims that the meaning of an expression lies in what it points out in the world.
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A Problem for a Direct-Reference Theory of Belief Reports Stephen
I shall refer to this direct-reference theory of belief reports as the Theory.2. We may lead up to the problem to which my title alludes in the following way.
Andrew Cullison ยป An Objection to Direct Reference Theory
Apr 9, 2008 This seems like a very quick and hasty objection to direct reference theory from Michael Jubien, but it's interesting.
An Inconsistency in Direct Reference Theory

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