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Topoi 25 (1-2):101-108 (2006)
The overriding question in contemporary philosophy is as follows: We now have a reasonably well-established conception of the basic structure of the universe. But it is not at all easy to reconcile the basic facts we have come to know with a certain conception we have of ourselves, derived in part from our cultural inheritance but mostly from our own experience. Various aspects of this question are examined, concerning consciousness, intentionality, language, rationality, free will, society and institutions, politics, and ethics.
Keywords basic facts  experience  consciousness  intentionality  dualism  trialism  naturalistic philosophy  skepticism
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DOI 10.1007/s11245-006-0016-z
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