Inquiry is any proceeding or process that has the aim of augmenting knowledge, resolving doubt, or solving a problem. A theory of inquiry is an account of the various types of inquiry and a treatment of the ways that each type of inquiry achieves its aim.
When three terms are so related to one another that the last is wholly contained in the middle and the...
Welcome to GetWiki, a Wiki for the Humanities and Sciences, and "meta" topics, from Metaphysics to Metadata, running the easy-to-use GetWiki software.
The website, first known as "GetMeta", was launched in April, 2004 as a testing platform for Wikinfo, which at that...
Live GetWiki blacklist inspired byweblink
weblink + GetWiki spam/pr0n
- Lines starting with a blank space, " ", are comments, like these
- Lines with banned content fragments, and hosts with "" characters before "."'s
- These entries will not be indexed by search engines
- SAVE PAGE and SHOW PREVIEW are blocked if any entry is in a...
Pragmatic theory of truth refers to those accounts, definitions, and theories of the concept truth that distinguish the philosophies of pragmatism and pragmaticism. The conception of truth in question varies along lines that reflect the influence of several thinkers, initially and notably, Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and John Dewey, but a number of common...
Wikipedia Review is an internet discussion forum and blog for the critical discussion of Pseudopedia and other Wikimedia projects.
The original version of Wikipedia Review was hosted at ProBoards in November 2005 by Igor Alexander. In December 2005, Igor Alexander gave up administration to Blu Aardvark. At that stage the policy of Wikipedia Review changed from...
History of Philosophy
The Renaissance as a movement and Philosophy is described as the reaching back for classical models in Medieval Europe, the search for naturalism over stylism in Art, the reemergence of Mathematics as intimately related to...
Introducing GetWiki 1.0 -
Despite the wonderful aspects of what the software could do, had many nagging problems, along with many hidden defaults which may not serve other sites beyond Pseudopedia's reach. After a series of bugfixes to Mediawiki 1.1.0, it became apparent the Internet-Encyclopedia software...
The Matrix Series consists of the film trilogy and animated shorts: The Matrix (1999), The Animatrix (2003), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), and The Matrix Revolutions (2003), as well as the video games and other literature, all produced, or written and directed by the Wachowski Brothers. The Matrix "universe" is a complex Science Fiction story...
Epistemology is the branch of Philosophy dealing with the nature, origin and scope of Knowledge, and Method in obtaining Knowledge. Some consensus exists as to which epistemological methods give human beings the most accurate understanding of the truth (rather...
This article develops the theory of relations in regard to its specifically combinatorial aspects. For a general discussion of the basic definitions, see the articles on binary relations and relations in mathematics. Relations fall into various types according to their specific properties, often as expressed in the axioms or...
This protected article by M.R.M. Parrott first appeared on rimric folio, Spring 2004.
"Participating in a Wiki brings many of the same feelings of freedom as having one's own website or participating in a discussion forum, but there are serious pitfalls to consider, especially for a larger, public Wiki."
In the early years of the century, a new form of making a...
Freshmeat (freshmeat.net) is a website that allows programmers of POSIX tools and their users to find each other.
Programmers register their projects and inform the site about updates; users browse for software and download and (sometimes) rate or comment on the software. Software is categorized by field of application, license, development status, environment,...
XHTML Symbols -
Below is a quick reference for Logic and Mathematics symbols in XHTML which work on all modern browsers
These are intended for logical and mathematical articles, or any page requiring special characters not found in the "edit bar"
Feel free to copy-and-paste (ctrl/cmd-c, ctrl/cmd-v) symbols
Logic: ¬ ∧ ∨ ∃...
In mathematics, a binary relation (or a dyadic relation) is an arbitrary association of elements of one set with elements of another (perhaps the same) set.
An example is the "divides" relation between the set of prime numbers P and the set of integers Z, in which every prime p is associated to every integer z that is a multiple of p. In this...
Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1 Jul 1646 - 14 Nov 1716) was a German philosopher and mathematician, writing primarily in Latin and French, who, independently of Newton, invented Calculus, invented the Binary Number System, and was a contributor to a vast array of subjects, including Philosophy, Physics, Technology,...
Mark Ray Martin Parrott (born 12 Oct 1966) is an American philosopher, writer, musician, photographer, designer, and programmer, known for his early adoption of independent, small press Publishing, and as developer of GetWiki, a wiki/blog website focusing on Philosophy and other subjects. M.R.M...
import license notices -
As you'll see, I've used the boilerplate added to the bottom of imported pages (using Ontology as an example) as such:
some content may have been adapted from the Pseudopedia article, "Ontology" under the GNU Free Documentation License
some content may have been adapted from the...
History of Philosophy
Chinese Philosophy has a history of several thousand years. Its origins are often traced back to the Yi Jing (commonly spelled "I Ching"), an ancient compendium of divination, which introduced some of the most fundamental terms of Chinese Philosophy. Its age can only be estimated, but it certainly draws from an oracular tradition that goes back to Neolithic...
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