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The study of the truths and principles of being, knowledge, or conduct.

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law of continuity

Philosophy; Metaphysics

Leibniz came up with this postulate which states that there are no gaps or breaths in nature, every possible intensity of every possible quality must exist. This is in reference ...


Philosophy; Metaphysics

A vital force directing growth, or life. It can also mean a realization, or actuality, as opposed to a potentiality.

Aristotelian Synthesis

Philosophy; Metaphysics

The three steps aristotle used to describe our material world: 1. FOUR CAUSES [everything physical with a purpose can be understood from these]: A) Material - the physical B) ...


Philosophy; Metaphysics

Otherwise known as life after death, this generic term refers to the continuation of existence, typically spiritual and experiential, beyond this world or after death.

anomalous phenomenon

Philosophy; Metaphysics

An observed phenomenon for which there is no suitable explanation in the context of a specific body of scientific knowledge (e.g. Astronomy or biology)


Philosophy; Metaphysics

The belief that God exists, but is not good.


Philosophy; Metaphysics

The belief that a Supreme Being did not directly create the physical universe, but instead emanated lower spiritual beings who created the world.