Physicalism

Does anything exist over and above the physical? If so, does it supervene on the physical?

What distinguishes the mental from the physical, and the abstract from the concrete?

Is the physicalist committed to the belief that mathematics is not literally true (i.e., fictionalism)?

Why be a physicalist? Why not a dualist of some kind, or an idealist?

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WINTER 2015 PHILOSOPHY CLUB MEETINGS!

The CSULA Philosophy Club meets weekly every Wednesday from 3:15-4:15 p.m in KHB1015. Come chat with us about philosophy and upcoming events in the philosophy department!

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Winter Quarter Phil Club Meetings

Howdy all! Here’s the meeting schedule for the Winter Quarter. We meet every other Monday in the Monterey Park room, 3rd floor of the Student Center from 3:15-4:20 pm. Feel free to come late or leave early as your schedule permits. Anyone with an interest in philosophy is welcome! Our meetings will be on the following dates: Jan. 13, Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, and Mar. 10. Hope to see you there!

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Philosophy in Music: The Poverty of Philosophy 

Thank you for your influence. The hope is that everyone who reads this, adds to this, by posting whatever philosophy they have encountered through friends, books, films and music to combat the powerful poverty of philosophy.

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Deleuze and Marx – Review by Jay Conway

Jay Conway’s Review of the book Deleuze and Marx in the Marx & Philosophy Review of Books.

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Talking with Sartre – Review by Carlos Brocatto

Carlos Brocatto’s Review of the book Talking with Sartre in the Marx & Philosophy Review of Books.

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