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Quantum realm (302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

macro level, generating some paradoxes like in the Schrödinger's cat thought experiment. Two classical examples are quantum tunneling and the double-slit
Neurophilosophy (5,816 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of localization of function is the radio repair man thought experiment. In this thought experiment, a radio repair man opens up a radio and rips out a
Artificial brain (1,285 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
understand how the human brain works, known as cognitive neuroscience. A thought experiment in the philosophy of artificial intelligence, demonstrating that it
Linda Zagzebski (807 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on questions of epistemic value including the "espresso machine" thought experiment (a predecessor to the swamping problem) as a counter to reliabilism
Reliabilism (1,178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
argument against philosophical skepticism, such as the brain in a vat thought experiment. Process reliabilism is a form of epistemic externalism. A broadly
Digital Morse theory (721 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tank thought experiment: Counting islands as the water level changes The essential insight of continuous Morse theory can be intuited by a thought experiment
Laboratory frame of reference (97 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
centered on the laboratory in which the experiment (either real or thought experiment) is done. This is the reference frame in which the laboratory is at
Jacqueline Laing (1,374 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
view, cannot without contradicting himself reject baby farming (a thought experiment that involves mass-producing deliberately brain damaged children for
Judith Jarvis Thomson (1,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
focuses on issues concerning action and events, time and parthood. One thought experiment for which Thomson is especially well-known occurs in her paper A Defense
The Chinese Room (972 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Portsmouth in 2007, and is named after John Searle's Chinese room thought experiment. In August 2018, it became a subsidiary of Sumo Digital. Thechineseroom's
Joule expansion (2,736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
gas fills the whole container. The Joule expansion, treated as a thought experiment involving ideal gases, is a useful exercise in classical thermodynamics
List of Playboy Playmates of 1964 (848 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved August 2, 2010. The Thought Experiment. "Valentine Vixen — Nancy Jo Hooper, Miss February 1964 « The Thought Experiment". Retrieved January 17, 2014
Lucien Hardy (262 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on the foundation of quantum physics including Hardy's paradox, a thought experiment he devised in 1992, and his widely cited 2001 axiomatic reconstruction
What Is It Like to Be a Bat? (1,167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
acknowledged Nagel's paper as "the most widely cited and influential thought experiment about consciousness." Peter Hacker analyzes Nagel's statement as not
Radical translation (860 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Radical translation is a thought experiment in Word and Object, a major philosophical work from American philosopher Willard Van Orman Quine. It is used
Robinson Crusoe economy (2,910 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the 1719 novel of the same name authored by Daniel Defoe. As a thought experiment in economics, many international trade economists have found this
Wonder en is gheen Wonder (242 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mathematician and engineer Simon Stevin's commentary to his famous thought experiment: even if something looks strange, it can still have a naturalistic
Flux linkage (540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exists independently of the presence of the coil. Furthermore, in a thought experiment with a coil of N {\displaystyle N} turns, where each turn forms a
The Matrix (franchise) (6,273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
among others the dilemma of choice vs. control, the brain in a vat thought experiment, messianism, and the concepts of inter-dependency and love. Influences
Direct reference theory (880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
using the formal apparatus of possible worlds. The possible worlds thought-experiment first takes the subject, and then tries to imagine the subject in
Quantum gravity (5,122 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
between the competing theories which have been proposed and thus thought experiment approaches are suggested as a testing tool for these theories. Much
Minima Moralia (658 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had produced fascism, reasoning possibly inspired by Nietzsche's thought experiment of the eternal recurrence. Redemption would be a final break with
Teletransportation paradox (751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(also known in alternative forms as the duplicates paradox) is a thought experiment on the philosophy of identity that challenges common intuitions on
Social contract (5,598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Marxism; they were revived in the 20th century, notably in the form of a thought experiment by John Rawls. The concept of the social contract was originally posed
Reversal test (786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is an important causal factor in the initial judgement. A similar thought experiment in regards to dampening traumatic memories was described by Adam J
Eshelby's inclusion (273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first devised by John D. Eshelby in 1957. Eshelby started with a thought experiment on the possible stress, strain, and displacement fields in a linear
DeDe Lind (370 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Next Door". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2009-12-17. The Thought Experiment, The Thought Experiment, accessed 4 January 2011 Auction May Hold Piece Of Final
Howard Robinson (474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
independently and in the same year as Frank Jackson, but Robinson's thought experiment involves sounds rather than colors. He is Professor of Philosophy
The Braindead Megaphone (179 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
"The Great Divider" "Thought Experiment" (originally published as "Advice from an Old Fart, in the Form of a Thought Experiment" in Take My Advice, edited
Abraham–Minkowski controversy (9,478 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Barnett argues that the medium Einstein-box thought experiment (also known as "Balazs thought experiment") supports Abraham momentum while the photon–atom
Antitheism (1,032 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Another use of the term antitheism was coined by Christopher New in a thought experiment published in 1993. In his article, he imagines what arguments for
Something Something Soup Something (409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
released on Microsoft Windows, MacOS, and Linux) and "interactive thought experiment" developed by Stefano Gualeni and his team at the Institute of Digital
With great power comes great responsibility (800 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
2019. Whitbrook, James. "Spider-Man: Life Story Offers a Fascinating Thought Experiment for Peter Parker's Oldest Mantra". io9. Retrieved 29 April 2019. "Obama
Singlet state (1,609 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Along with Podolsky and Rosen, Einstein proposed the EPR paradox thought experiment to help define his concerns with the non-locality of spatially distributed
Philosophical Investigations (6,144 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
presupposes our ability to use it. He first asks the reader to perform a thought experiment: to come up with a definition of the word "game". While this may at
Jocelyn Parr (writer) (356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
is clearly a novel of ideas, but it never reads like a treatise or thought experiment, though in a sense it is. Parr was nominated for the Governor General’s
Sakurai's Bell inequality (1,311 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
other toward Bob. The setup is shown in the diagram. (This is just a thought-experiment, remember. Real experiments on pairs of electrons are not feasible
Molecular demon (1,342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thermodynamics. The difference between biological molecular demons and the thought experiment of Maxwell's demon is the latter's apparent violation of the second
Ex Machina (film) (3,405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
test, the film references the "Chinese room" thought experiment, as well as Mary's room, a thought experiment about a scientist who has studied, but never
List of Playboy Playmates of 1958 (612 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
2017. "Valentine Vixen: Cheryl Kubert, Miss February 1958". The Thought Experiment. Missing or empty |url= (help) "Playmate data". Retrieved October
Trolley (463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
team briefly named the Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers Trolley problem, a thought experiment in ethics San Diego Trolley, a light rail system in San Diego, California
Hitchens's razor (627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Book on the scientific method by Carl Sagan Evil God Challenge – Thought experiment in philosophy Falsifiability – Possibility of a statement to be proven
Catastrophe (485 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
than the rate of change of the external forcing Cosmic catastrophe, thought experiment about what would happen if the sun were to suddenly disappear Ecological
Ball (disambiguation) (569 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
of a sphere Ball of wax example, also known as the wax argument, a thought experiment by René Descartes in his Meditations on First Philosophy Round shot
John Stewart Bell (3,092 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lorentz-FitzGerald body contraction Bell adopted and promoted a relativistic thought experiment which became widely known as Bell's spaceship paradox. Bell died unexpectedly
Changing places (46 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Clark (poet)) Changing Places (album), a 2002 jazz album by Tord Gustavsen Changing Places (thought experiment), a thought experiment by Max Velmans
Wax (1,787 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Slip melting point Wax argument or the "ball of wax example", is a thought experiment originally articulated by Renė Descartes. Wilhelm Riemenschneider1
Tiny Colour Movies (156 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Underwater Automobiles A Peripheral Character Shadow City Interlude Thought Experiment Hand-Held Skies John Foxx – All instruments Dallas Simpson – Mastering
EPR (401 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
nuclear reactor design EPR paradox (Einstein–Podolsky–Rosen paradox), a thought experiment in quantum physics and the philosophy of science Earth potential rise
AI takeovers in popular culture (3,956 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Paperclips was inspired by philosopher Nick Bostrom's paperclip maximizer thought experiment. The user plays an AI tasked to create paperclips; the game begins
Humanoid (1,838 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
its language would have sounded somewhat like bird song. Russell's thought experiment has been met with criticism from other paleontologists since the 1980s
James F. Thomson (philosopher) (655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
disprove the possibility of supertasks, he introduced Thomson's lamp, a thought experiment similar to Zeno's paradoxes. This problem involves the mathematical
Daemon (computing) (1,404 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
They took the name from Maxwell's demon, an imaginary being from a thought experiment that constantly works in the background, sorting molecules. Unix systems
There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom (2,596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
concept involved building a tiny, swallowable surgical robot. As a thought experiment he proposed developing a set of one-quarter-scale manipulator hands
Red pill and blue pill (2,612 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
machine", the concept of a simulated reality and the brain in a vat thought experiment. The Matrix very clearly references Alice in Wonderland with the "white
Transverse wave (1,207 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of moving back and forth. It may help understanding to revisit the thought experiment with a taut string mentioned above. Notice that you can also launch
Football in Mexico (1,188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Latin / o America. Springer. ISBN 9781137518002. Fellerath, David. "A thought experiment: What would NASL's split-season plan look like this season?". Indy
Robert Nozick (2,412 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
areas as the nature of necessity and moral value. Nozick created the thought experiment of the "utility monster" to show that average utilitarianism could
Roko (230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Basilisk, a hypothetical future Artificial Intelligence posited in a thought experiment by LessWrong contributor Roko Roko Basilisk, a character in the webcomic
Exhalation (short story) (456 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Science Fiction Encyclopedia described it as "limpid" and an "elegant thought experiment". The California Sunday Magazine praised it as an "inventive meditation
Wax (disambiguation) (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a video editor Hair wax, a type of hairstyling product Wax argument, thought experiment Wax gourd, a large Asian fruit WAXX, an American radio station
Galilean invariance (1,308 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that fall freely in a gravitational field. According to Einstein's thought experiment, a man in such a cabin experiences (to a good approximation) no gravity
Subject (philosophy) (1,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Cognitive linguistics Ethics and meta-ethics Donald Davidson's swamp man thought experiment (in "Knowing One Own's Mind", 1987 paper) Michel Foucault's critique
Justice and the Market (2,538 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
scale. 20th century philosopher John Rawls attempted to create a thought experiment that would allow for the consideration of a societal design that is
Overlapping consensus (461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISSN 0305-4985. Moulin, Dan (2009). "A too liberal religious education? A thought experiment for teachers and theorists". British Journal of Religious Education
Anders Sandberg (935 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
2018. Zhang, Sarah (2 August 2018). "Blueberry Earth: The Delicious Thought Experiment That's Roiling Planetary Scientists". The Atlantic. Retrieved 4 November
Anders Sandberg (935 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
2018. Zhang, Sarah (2 August 2018). "Blueberry Earth: The Delicious Thought Experiment That's Roiling Planetary Scientists". The Atlantic. Retrieved 4 November
Cartesian other (121 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In philosophy, the Cartesian other, part of a thought experiment, is any other than the mind of the individual thinking about the experiment. The Other
Jan Deckers (1,295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
debate on abortion, Deckers has engaged with Judith Jarvis Thomson's thought experiment of the violinist. In an article with the title 'The right to life
Nick Fudge (791 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
on the eve of his graduate show, an act inspired by a Duchampian thought-experiment which asked "what if an artist just disappeared?" Shortly thereafter
Medium (website) (3,465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
site as having "undergone countless pivots", becoming "an endless thought experiment into what publishing on the internet could look like". On May 27,
List of Ship of Theseus examples (3,767 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reference can't be adequately explained, another character poses a thought experiment involving the transporters in Star Trek. She says when people use
Tomb of Horrors (2,420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
foreword: "The dungeon of the demi-lich Acererak was, for Gary, a kind of thought experiment: If an undead sorcerer really wanted to keep his tomb from being plundered
Dead cat (77 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
101 Uses for a Dead Cat, a series of cartoons about dead cats Schrödinger's cat, a physics thought experiment involving the possibility of a dead cat
Quantum superposition (6,294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
device ("SQUID") has been linked to the theme of the "cat state" thought experiment. By use of very low temperatures, very fine experimental arrangements
Relative velocity (1,831 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
assumptions about how clocks and rulers behave. (See The train-and-platform thought experiment.) To recognize that this classical model of relative motion violates
Cortical homunculus (1,156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
at a single glance. Penfield first conceived of his homunculi as a thought experiment, and went so far as to envision an imaginary world in which the homunculi
Proofs and Refutations (709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the following list of stages: Primitive conjecture. Proof (a rough thought-experiment or argument, decomposing the primitive conjecture into subconjectures)
Newcomb (153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ball, a ball game that is a variation of volleyball Newcomb's paradox, thought experiment involving predicting the future Newcomb House (disambiguation)
Cosmic censorship hypothesis (1,526 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
value, outside of which the horizon would disappear. The following thought experiment is reproduced from Hartle's Gravity: Imagine specifically trying to
Allen Steele (843 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
1997–2004 Steele, Allen M. (September 2014). "Tomorrow through the past". Thought Experiment. Asimov's Science Fiction. 38 (9): 10–16. "Allen Steele Bio" Retrieved
Bootstrapping (2,614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
event Conceptual metaphor Horatio Alger myth Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Neurathian
Steven Landsburg (1,435 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
faculty at the University of Rochester claimed that Landsburg's "thought experiment" was offensive and potentially dangerous, in that it called into question
Free fall (2,369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
close to the Earth and orbiting objects is best illustrated by the thought experiment, Newton's cannonball. The motion of two objects moving radially towards
Information (3,719 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
point of view. Another link is demonstrated by the Maxwell's demon thought experiment. In this experiment, a direct relationship between information and
Supertask (3,581 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
one immediate problem with that view is that one can think of the thought experiment as one where none of the marbles are actually labeled, and thus all
Schrödinger–Newton equation (3,380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
parameters given in our universe (cf. the discussion about a similar thought experiment proposed by Eppley and Hannah). Nonlinear Schrödinger equation Semiclassical
Basilisk (disambiguation) (161 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
author David Langford A star system in the David Weber novel On Basilisk Station Roko's Basilisk, a thought experiment originating on the LessWrong blog
The Collapsing Empire (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reviewer enjoyed Scalzi's space opera and summarized the story as a "thought experiment about the fall of civilization." The TV rights to The Collapsing Empire
Causal loop (2,847 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
structure Chronology protection conjecture Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Grandfather
Baby farm (59 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
accepting custody of an infant or child in exchange for payment in late-Victorian Era Britain. Baby farming (thought experiment) Programming The Cheetah Girls
Strange loop (1,554 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
surface with only one side and only one edge Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Ontological
Twin (disambiguation) (186 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Creation Twin, a French two seat ultralight trike design Twin paradox, a thought experiment Twin prime, a type of prime number Twin Range, a mountain range in
Nuclear cross section (723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
particular set of particles (usually viewed as a "beam and target" thought experiment where one particle or nucleus is the "target" [typically at rest]
Wonderful life theory (1,086 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Earth. It is these central ideas which prompt Gould to propose a thought experiment called “replaying the tape of life.” Its central essence is this:
Inclusive fitness (4,802 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
individuals with the same gene. The green-beard effect was originally a thought experiment by Hamilton in his publications on inclusive fitness in 1964, although
Douglas SASSTO (1,481 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
such an engine existed, the RS-25, using a RS-25-powered S-IVB as a thought experiment to demonstrate the real-world feasibility of SSTO launchers. This
University of Oxford (16,405 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
who formulated the Schrödinger equation and the Schrödinger's cat thought experiment. Structural engineer Roma Agrawal, responsible for London's Shard
Cannonball (disambiguation) (493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Lake Winnepesaukah, Georgia/Tennessee border Newton's cannonball, a thought experiment by Isaac Newton Cannonball problem, a mathematical problem Cannon
Mind uploading (6,154 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consciousness in brain simulations on the basis of the "fading qualia" thought experiment of David Chalmers. He then concludes: “If, as I argue above, a sufficiently
Georg Henrik von Wright (915 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Logic, 1996 Viimeisistä ajoista. Ajatusleikki (On the End Times: A Thought Experiment.), in Finnish, 1997 Logiikka ja humanismi (Logic and Humanism), in
Causality (physics) (2,277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
system Particle horizon Philosophy of physics Retrocausality – A thought experiment in philosophy of science based on elements of physics, addressing
List of fictional felines (463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Character Origin Notes Schrödinger's cat Thought experiment devised by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger in 1935 The experiment attempts to describe
Grimes (musician) (6,897 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
that they both came up with the same pun relating to Rococo and the thought experiment Roko's basilisk. On January 8, 2020, Boucher announced that she was
InterWorking Labs (1,026 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
testing. The Maxwell products are named after Maxwell's Demon, a thought experiment by 19th century physicist James Clerk Maxwell. Maxwell’s Demon demonstrated
Art (11,782 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
value of Hirst's and Emin's work. In 1998, Arthur Danto, suggested a thought experiment showing that "the status of an artifact as work of art results from
Neurorobotics (2,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used to study *simple* ethical interactions, such as the classical thought experiment where there are more people than a life raft can hold, and someone
Heisenbug (1,338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
schrödinbug or schroedinbug (named after Erwin Schrödinger and his thought experiment) is a bug that manifests itself in running software after a programmer
Turtles all the way down (2,534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kurma Matryoshka doll – Russian nested doll Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Primum
X (company) (2,489 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
through total data collection. A spokesperson stated that "This is a thought-experiment by the Design team from years ago that uses a technique known as ‘speculative
Vacuum state (2,668 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
temperature to absolute zero, one produces in a Gedankenexperiment [thought experiment] the quantum vacuum state." According to Fowler & Guggenheim (1939/1965)
Lev Vaidman (713 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
at Saint Petersburg University (then Leningrad University). This thought experiment, subsequently conducted in the lab, is an example of interaction-free
The Sand Reckoner (1,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fill it. With these measurements, each grain of sand in Archimedes's thought-experiment would have been approximately 19 µm (0.019 mm) in diameter. Archimedes
Manna (3,936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by their wives. Robert Nozick references "manna from heaven" in a thought experiment about distributive justice. In a modern botanical context, manna is
Regress argument (2,365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and scope of knowledge Cogito, ergo sum Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Plato's
What the Tortoise Said to Achilles (1,969 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Quine. Deduction theorem Homunculus argument Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Paradox –
Retrocausality (2,302 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A thought experiment in philosophy of science based on elements of physics, addressing whether the future can affect the present and whether the present
Private language argument (3,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that the speaker is able to make sense of it. Wittgenstein sets up a thought experiment in which someone is imagined to associate some recurrent sensation
Unexpected hanging paradox (2,108 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thought experiment in logic
Millennium Falcon (4,003 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Falcon on Wookieepedia, a Star Wars wiki Millennium Falcon Notes: information for model builders How Fast is the Millennium Falcon?: a thought experiment
Swamp Thing (disambiguation) (153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Valdosta, Georgia, U.S. Swamp Thing, a fictional character in the film Con Air Swampman, a thought experiment in philosophy Swamp (disambiguation) Man-Thing
Richard Bentall (1,662 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
patients experiencing an at risk mental state for psychosis. In a 1992 thought experiment, Bentall proposed that happiness might be classified as a psychiatric
Intentionality (2,926 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adherents. John Searle argued for this position with the Chinese room thought experiment, according to which no syntactic operations that occurred in a computer
Grandfather Paradox (Doctor Who) (1,548 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Miles named the character in reference to the grandfather paradox, a thought experiment in which a time traveller kills their own grandfather, preventing
The Root of All Evil? (1,201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
religion, Dawkins describe's Bertrand Russell's celestial teapot thought experiment. In The Virus Of Faith Dawkins made a more emotional appeal. The programme
Interest rate (4,080 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
proposed by an anonymous student of Greg Mankiw, though more as a thought experiment than a genuine proposal. A much simpler method to achieve negative
Human Compatible (1,070 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tend to adopt so-called "common sense" moral values. On Russell's thought experiment about a geoengineering robot that "asphyxiates humanity to deacidify
Mala Gaonkar (272 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Engineering. Retrieved 27 September 2019. David Byrne's Theatrical Thought Experiment in Silicon Valley, KQED, 25 October 2016 Artscene: David Byrne and
Space elevator (9,618 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dramatically with height: Clarke, A.C. (1979). "The space elevator: 'thought experiment', or key to the universe?". Scharr, Jillian (May 29, 2013). "Space
Archytas (1,759 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
universe. Through Eudemus and later Simplicius' commentary, however, his thought experiment in regards to the size of the universe remain intact to current day
Schrödinger's paradox (39 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may refer to two ideas by Erwin Schrödinger: Schrödinger's cat, a thought experiment relating to quantum physics Schrödinger's paradox, the paradox that
The Big Bang Theory (season 1) (1,961 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
each seeks Sheldon's advice. Sheldon uses the "Schrödinger's cat" thought experiment to explain that the date has both "good" and "bad" possible outcomes
The Library of Babel (2,693 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the existence of God, as it is carried out by David Hume using the thought experiment of a similar library of books generated not by human mind, but by
Stenonychosaurus (3,169 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
language would have sounded somewhat like bird song. However, Russell's thought experiment has been met with criticism from other paleontologists since the 1980s
Dome (disambiguation) (432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
designed by ASTRON and IBM Zurich Research Laboratory Norton's dome, a thought experiment concerning causality in Newtonian mechanics Dome, colloquial term
Artificial intelligence (29,775 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
required "only a few human assists". This is based on Mary's Room, a thought experiment first proposed by Frank Jackson in 1982 Definition of AI as the study
Przekładaniec (1,076 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
one thing until it turns into a different thing Ship of Theseus, a thought experiment that raises the question of whether an object that has had all of
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of locality is preserved inviolate for all observers. In the EPR thought experiment, a radioactive source produces two electrons in a singlet state, meaning
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(August 21, 2013). "How the Internet's creepiest meme mutated from thought experiment to Hollywood blockbuster". The Daily Dot. Retrieved 2013-11-18. Chess
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Nicolas Rapold of The New York Times wrote, "the film's frazzled thought experiment becomes an adequate yarn." Annlee Ellingson of the Los Angeles Times
Fish! Philosophy (1,438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adding: To grasp just how presumptuous Fish! really is, just try a thought experiment: imagine management’s reaction if the circumstances were reversed
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of constructive mathematics. The term "omniscience" comes from a thought experiment regarding how a mathematician might tell which of the two cases in
Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs (663 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
due to a lack of confirming physical evidence, is "essentially a thought experiment", and that the book's "greatest reward" is actually "the gift of perspective"
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quantum mechanics. Schrödinger may also refer to: Schrödinger's cat, a thought experiment devised by Schrödinger that illustrates what he saw as the problem
Jeremy Waldron (1,466 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
non-religious and non-Kantian concept of human dignity, based on a thought experiment of leveling up all human beings to the high rank of nobility or aristocracy
Northwest Passage (Fringe) (2,188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
breakdown at the supermarket "came largely out of nowhere. It was a thought experiment that took on a life of its own." Miller continued that at the time
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possibility of an artificial satellite was Newton's cannonball, a thought experiment in A Treatise of the System of the World by Isaac Newton (1687). The
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avoid the issue of free will by employing a potentially paradoxical thought experiment involving a billiard ball sent back in time through a wormhole. In
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counterfactuals (or subjunctive conditionals) that are specific to the thought experiment or example in question. A prominent question in metaphilosophy is
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in calculating an expression such as 2 3 mul, consider a simple thought experiment. Imagine standing at the end of a conveyor belt (the input), onto
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objection comes from Frank Jackson (1982) in the form of the Mary's room thought experiment. Let us suppose, Jackson suggests, that a particularly brilliant super-scientist
The Good Place (7,135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ethics and philosophy. Featured topics include the trolley problem thought experiment (originally devised by Philippa Foot), the categorical imperative
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Wenedyk Created by Jan van Steenbergen Date 2002 Setting and usage A thought experiment in the alternate history, Ill Bethisad, if Latin had replaced Polish's
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artificial intelligence known as the Turing test and the Chinese Room Thought Experiment, respectively, in the chapter titled "What's Wrong with Building Replicants
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paperclip, trading experiment Paperclip maximizer, Nick Bostrom's thought experiment about existential risk of artificial intelligence Universal Paperclips
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allow such communication to occur. To see this, consider the EPR thought experiment, and suppose quantum states could be cloned. Assume parts of a maximally
Cat (14,873 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
illustrate problems of quantum mechanics in the Schrödinger's cat thought experiment. A few attempts to build a cat census have been made over the years
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containing a pure homogeneous vapour and liquid in equilibrium. In a thought experiment, a non-wetting tube is inserted into the liquid, causing the liquid
Ten (2002 film) (1,495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
British Film Institute, 2005). Copjec, Joan (May 2016). "Cinema as thought experiment: on movement and movements". differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural
Derek Parfit (3,613 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that are barely worth living." Parfit illustrates this with a simple thought experiment: imagine a choice between two possible futures. In A, 10 billion people
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ambition. On the whole, 'Anthology' plays out like a moderately engaging thought experiment; certainly not a complete waste, but nothing that justifies the existence
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ISBN 0-226-71284-2 Boyles, Robert James M. (2011), "The Enemy: A Thought Experiment on Patriarchies, Feminisms and Memes" (PDF), Feminista: Gender, Race
Better Call Saul (9,293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they did, they started considering a spin-off featuring Saul as a thought experiment. Furthermore, Saul's character on Breaking Bad became much more developed
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amputated or missing limb is still attached Philosophical zombie – Thought experiment in philosophy Practopoiesis Qualia – Individual instances of subjective
Civilization (7,927 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
species with the cognitive ability to create civilizations. A recent thought experiment, however, has considered whether it would "be possible to detect an
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Lewis Field. Retrieved August 13, 2015.CS1 maint: location (link) A Thought Experiment: Mining Gas Giants for Helium-3 Crowlspace | Outer Planet Mining
Attributes of God in Christianity (4,265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contradiction is known as the problem of evil. The Evil God Challenge is a thought experiment that explores whether the hypothesis that God might be evil has symmetrical
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throughout the books, the national anthem of the fascist Capitol. So as a thought experiment, we tried to write what that might sound like. It’s like the Capitol’s
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school of economics by well over a century. He describes a sort of thought experiment, in which a government would attempt to trade or confiscate through
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until the information is no longer useful for trading. Note that this thought experiment does not necessarily imply that stock prices are unpredictable. For
Philosophical interpretation of classical physics (959 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
an account for measuring devices to be used at that scale. The key thought experiment in this regard is known as Heisenberg's microscope. The problem for
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also have over $1m of annualised pledges already committed. Singer's thought-experiment about the drowning child featured in the book formed the basis of
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retirement age.[citation needed] In an editorial in The Economist a thought experiment is proposed in which old people leave the workforce in favour of young
Alchemy (11,689 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
writers of his time. The practical, however, confirmed the theoretical thought experiment, and Bacon advocated its uses in natural science and medicine. In
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definiteness, on a re-interpretation of the Elitzur–Vaidman bomb tester thought experiment, and making theoretical use of the phenomenon of interaction-free
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anti-aircraft gun, abbreviated as FlaK Gedankenexperiment gedankenexperiment thought experiment Geländesprung gelandesprung[dubious – discuss] ski jumping for distance
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in which the fluid is at rest. Tachyonic antitelephone: Einstein's thought experiment about how faster-than-light communication could cause a causality
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would go down." Bennett responded to the criticism saying, in part: A thought experiment about public policy, on national radio, should not have received the
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political themes and that of Orwell's Animal Farm. Animals begins with a thought experiment, which asks: "If you didn't care what happened to me. And I didn't
Computational theory of mind (2,642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
computational theory of mind comes from philosopher John Searle. In his thought experiment known as the Chinese room, Searle attempts to refute the claims that
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repeat racist and sexually charged messages sent by Twitter users. One thought experiment focuses on a Genie Golem with unlimited powers presenting itself to
Work function (3,460 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
such as Anderson's rule and the Schottky-Mott rule, are based on the thought experiment of two materials coming together in vacuum, such that the surfaces
Cobalt bomb (2,812 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thermonuclear weapon of the size postulated by Leo Szilard's "cobalt bomb" thought experiment by extrapolating from the effects of thermonuclear weapons of smaller
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love was normal and heterosexual love was abnormal, sort of as a thought experiment. And because contemporary Americans have very rigid ideas of what
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Scanlon, and also advised the writers on "existentialism and the famous thought experiment known as the Trolley Problem," among other topics. In the final episode
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"Momentum Transfer to a Free Floating Double Slit: Realization of a Thought Experiment from the Einstein-Bohr Debates" (PDF). Physical Review Letters. 111:
Popper's experiment (3,539 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the 'observer'. While the EPR argument was always meant to be a thought experiment, put forward to shed light on the intrinsic paradoxes of QM, Popper
Gene-centered view of evolution (3,628 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
cross-species acts of kindness. Green-beard effects gained their name from a thought-experiment first presented by Bill Hamilton and then popularized and given its
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Victims' Families", 22 April 2009. Liptak, Adam (7 November 2018). "A Thought Experiment at the Supreme Court Over How to Sue a Country". The New York Times
Peter Jackson (8,377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World War's end, Peter Jackson has created a visually staggering thought experiment; an immersive deep-dive into what it was like for ordinary British
Symbol grounding problem (4,290 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
computationalism[citation needed]. The Chinese room argument is based on a thought experiment: in it, Searle stated that if the Turing test were conducted in Chinese
Futurama (10,995 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and attacks him. The run is a reference to the Schrödinger's cat thought experiment of quantum mechanics. The series makes passing references to quantum
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paper titled, “Charles Darwin Comes to Yasnaya Polyana,” a scholarly thought-experiment spun from Morrow’s Galápagos Regained, his novel (then in progress)
The Idea of Justice (626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rawls's two principles of justice emerging from the Original position thought experiment in A Theory of Justice. Sen also draws heavily on Adam Smith and his
Large Hadron Collider (10,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or other novel phenomena – is to be found when the LHC turns the thought experiment into a real one."Chris Quigg (February 2008). "The coming revolutions
Color vision (6,537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
described one such hypothetical case with the "inverted spectrum" thought experiment. For example, someone with an inverted spectrum might experience green
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", Aeon, January 2018. Benevolent Artificial Anti-Natalism (BAAN) thought experiment, Edge Body-representation and self-consciousness, Lecture given at
Mad Men (17,866 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Report. Retrieved March 30, 2015. Fennessey, Sean (March 30, 2015). "Thought Experiment: What If HBO Had Picked Up 'Mad Men'?". Grantland. Retrieved April
Islamic Golden Age (10,457 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the study of logic and ethics. Avicenna argued his "Floating man" thought experiment concerning self-awareness, in which a man prevented of sense experience
The Hunger Games (film) (10,818 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
throughout the books, the national anthem of the fascist Capitol. So as a thought experiment, we tried to write what that might sound like. It's like the Capitol's
A Number (2,176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophical questions without ever feeling didactic. A Number is no cold thought experiment, but a quiet rumination on human nature". Dineen wrote that Salter's
Convergence of measures (2,126 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the meaning of the total variation distance, consider the following thought experiment. Assume that we are given two probability measures μ and ν, as well
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helped lead it to a ban on spanking.) Skinner's utopia is both a thought experiment and a rhetorical piece. In Walden Two, Skinner answers the problem
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M. (2009). Singularia: Being at an Edge in Time: a Meditation and Thought Experiment While Crossing the Galactic Core. Alchemica Productions. p. 187.
John Birmingham (1,836 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
universe, was released in Australia in September 2008. The novel is a thought experiment, set on the eve of Operation Iraqi Freedom in March 2003. It deals
Space elevator safety (1,542 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
fiction Clarke, Arthur C. (12 August 2003). "The Space Elevator: 'Thought Experiment', or Key to the Universe? (Part 3)". The Space Elevator Reference
Jason Rohrer (1,555 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
MUTE, a file sharing network with anonymity in mind. Monolith, a thought experiment that might be relevant to digital copyright. This has expanded to
Temperature (11,692 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by average temperature – Wikimedia list article Maxwell's demon – Thought experiment of 1867 Orders of magnitude (temperature) – Range of temperatures
Metal–semiconductor junction (2,095 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
_{\rm {metal}}-\chi _{\rm {semi}}} This model is derived based on the thought experiment of bringing together the two materials in vacuum, and is closely related
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called "What Mary Didn't Know", based on Frank Jackson's philosophical thought experiment of the same name (1986). 2015 saw the release of Electra's video "Forever
Power law (7,213 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
capable of black swan behavior. This can be seen in the following thought experiment: imagine a room with your friends and estimate the average monthly
Beginning of pregnancy controversy (3,437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occurrence of lower-viability embryos. This is intended to be an ethical thought experiment; Bovens states that his assumption "is not backed up by empirical
List of things named after Erwin Schrödinger (266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Einstein–Schrödinger equation, see Wheeler–DeWitt equation Schrödinger's cat, a thought experiment devised by Schrödinger that illustrates what he saw as the problem
Working hypothesis (2,315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
conception of the working hypothesis is illustrated by the brain-in-a-vat thought experiment. This experiment involves confronting the global skeptic position
The Magic of Reality (2,136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
any one generation to the next. To illustrate this he undertakes a thought-experiment involving family photographs. If, hypothetically, there existed a
G. K. Chesterton (8,331 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
more rational to call it Semitism. In the same place he proposed the thought experiment (describing it as "a parable" and "a flippant fancy") that Jews should
Science and technology studies (6,725 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the privatization of water. This notion can be examined through the thought experiment of "veil of ignorance". Legacy thinking causes people to be particularly
Schlieffen Plan (13,834 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
against France and Russia, was the only German deployment plan. The thought-experiment and the later deployment plan modelled an isolated Franco-German war
Carlin Romano (1,790 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
William Giraldi:"Romano defended his minatory spew by claiming it was a thought experiment prompted by the book, but it was really just a starved attempt to
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University Press) European Cinema and Continental Philosophy: film as thought experiment. (2018, London: Bloomsbury) "Die Sonneninsel (The Sun Island): European
Metacognition (7,102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Meta-emotion Metaknowledge Metaphilosophy Münchhausen trilemma – A thought experiment used to demonstrate the impossibility of proving any truth Metatheory
Infinite Jest (5,761 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Funniest Joke in the World", as well as to "the experience machine", a thought experiment by Robert Nozick. Infinite Jest was marketed heavily, and Wallace
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Arctic communities. Mr. Bloom's intent is to conduct a non-threatening thought experiment that might prod people out of their comfort zone on climate change
Turing test (10,839 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1980 paper Minds, Brains, and Programs proposed the "Chinese room" thought experiment and argued that the Turing test could not be used to determine if
Utilitarianism (16,904 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
view, cannot without contradicting himself reject baby farming (a thought experiment that involves mass-producing deliberately brain-damaged children for
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envisioned as a world-spanning net. Satellite geodesy turned this thought experiment into a reality with the development of the GPS. Über die Perioden
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among the work's themes. Beth Elderkin of io9 described it as "a deep thought experiment into what we consider humanly possible". She also felt that Ten and
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injustices. After Glaucon's speech, Adeimantus adds that, in this thought experiment, the unjust should not fear any sort of divine judgement in the afterlife
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shooting of O Brother, Where Art Thou? Ethan Coen described it as a "thought experiment" rather than a viable project. A comedy film, the story was originally