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Jahr 1 nach Snowden
Eine studentische Initiative an der HU-Berlin zur Kontroverse der globalen Überwachungsaffäre
Der Sammelband "Jahr 1 nach Snowden" enthält alle Beiträge einer studentischen Initiative der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, die im WiSe 2014/15 sowohl theoretisch als auch praktisch die Problemfelder der globalen ...
Illuminating the dark matter of social neuroscience: considering the problem of social interaction from philosophical, psychological, and neuroscientific perspectives
Successful human social interaction depends on our capacity to understand other people's mental states and to anticipate how they will react to our actions. Despite its importance to the human condition, the exact mechanisms ...
How Openness Enriches the Environment: Read More
The recently proposed OFCI model and specifically the Environmental Enrichment Hypothesis state that Openness positively influences the development of cognitive abilities (Ziegler et al., 2012). It is assumed that Openness ...
The Impact of Culture on Corruption, Gross Domestic Product, and Human Development
The evidence of culture’s impact on corruption and its consequences is still inconclusive despite several investigations: (1) Sometimes, theory is lacking and causes and consequences seem exchangeable. Based on psychological ...
Was ist eine Person?
Überlegungen zu Leibniz
Leibniz holds that we cannot give an account of the synchronic and diachronic identity of a person without appealing to a substance. This paper analyses his reasons for this anti-Lockean thesis. It first looks at his theory ...
Consciousness in Early Modern Philosophy
Remarks on Udo Thiel’s Account
This commentary on Udo Thiel’s rich and inspiring book The Early Modern Subject consists of three parts. The first part expresses agreement with Thiel’s claim that the early modern philosophers use terms such as “conscientia”, ...
Accessing grammatical gender in German: The impact of gender-marking regularities
The present study investigated whether German speakers compute grammatical gender on the basis of gender-marking regularities. To this purpose two experiments were run. In Experiment 1, participants had to assign the ...
Gibt es Individuen?
Überlegungen zu Spinozas Monismus
Does Spinoza accept finite individuals as really existing things? Or does he endorse the thesis that the substance is the only thing with real existence? This paper argues that his monism does not rule out the existence ...