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Thought Experiments

The Trouble With Trolleys

Brian Clegg | Posted 12.21.2014 | Science
Brian Clegg

Listening the other day to BBC Radio 4, I caught the end of one The Philosopher's Arms. The subject was trolley ethics. My hope was that a big problem with the best-known example of this philosophical discipline would be explored. Sadly, though, it was left undiscussed.

Questions Without Answers

KidSpirit | Posted 03.16.2013 | Religion
KidSpirit

f I don't have answers, all I have to do is ask questions which don't have answers! In my humble opinion, those happen to be the most interesting ones of all.

PHOTOS: 10 Of The Most Fascinating Thought Experiments

Posted 01.05.2012 | Science

Thought experiments are meant to illustrate a scientific or philosophical point without having to do the dirty work of an actual experiment. You m...