Fact
A fact is something that has really occurred or is actually the case. The usual test for a statement of fact is verifiability, that is, whether it can be demonstrated to correspond to experience. Stan...
Fact vs. Opinion
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How Deep Is The Ocean: Incredible Facts 99% Of People Will Never Know
If you have ever wondered how deep is the ocean, you’re gonna love this infographic about the ocean depth and the deepest part of the ocean.
Precognition: Science Shows How Our Body Reacts To Events Up To 10 Seconds Before They Happen
Over the past few decades a significant and noteworthy amount of scientific research has emerged contributing to the notion that human precognition could very well be real, and that we all might posse...
10 MIND-BLOWING THEORIES ABOUT THE UNIVERSE AND REALITY
Reality isn’t as plain and simple as we often like to think.  We look around and see a world of physical objects, understand they are made of atoms, and then move on to the next thing.  Little do we r...
Philosophy of science
This is my first video in my series on the Philosophy of Science. In this short video, I discuss the importance of scientific hypotheses and how to comparati...
Fact-value distinction
The fact-value distinction is a distinction between what is (can be discovered by science, philosophy, or reason) and what ought to be (a judgment agreed to by consensus, or believed to be objectively...
Counterfactual conditional
A counterfactual conditional abbreviated CF, is a subjunctive conditional containing an if-clause which is contrary to fact.
The difference between indicative and counterfactual conditionals, in a...
Scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. To be termed scientific, a method of inquiry is co...
Philosophy of science
Philosophy of science is a branch of philosophy concerned with the foundations, methods, and implications of science. The central questions of this study concern what qualifies as science, the reliabi...
Historiography
Historiography refers to both the study of the methodology of historians and the development of history as a discipline, and also to a body of historical work on a particular subject. The historiograp...
Evidence (law)
The law of evidence encompasses the rules and legal principles that govern the proof of facts in a legal proceeding. These rules determine what evidence must or must not be considered by the trier of...
Trier of fact
A trier of fact, or finder of fact, is a person, or group of persons, who determines facts in a legal proceeding, usually a trial. To determine a fact is to decide, from the evidence, whether somethi...
Pleading
In law as practiced in countries that follow the English models, a pleading is a formal written statement of a party's claims or defenses to another party's claims in a civil action. The parties' plea...
Long nineteenth century
The long 19th century, defined by Eric Hobsbawm, a British Marxist historian and author, refers to the period between the years 1789 and 1914. Hobsbawm lays out his analysis in The Age of Revolution:...
Precognition: Science Shows How Our Body Reacts To Events Up To 10 Seconds Before They Happen
Over the past few decades a significant and noteworthy amount of scientific research has emerged contributing to the notion that human precognition could very well be real, and that we all might posse...
Dualism
Dualism (from the Latin word duo meaning "two") denotes the state of two parts. The term 'dualism' was originally coined to denote co-eternal binary opposition, a meaning that is preserved in metaphys...
Plausible Worlds
Plausible Worlds: Possibility and Understanding in History and the Social Sciences is a 1991 book by Geoffrey Hawthorn, professor of sociology at the University of Cambridge. The book is credited with...
English Historical Documents
English Historical Documents is a standard series of publications of source material on English history by the academic publisher Eyre and Spottiswoode, now part of Oxford University Press; some l...
Historical method
Historical method comprises the techniques and guidelines by which historians use primary sources and other evidence, including the evidence of archaeology, to research and then to write histories in ...
Causality
Causality (also referred to as causation) is the relation between an event (the cause) and a second event (the effect), where the second event is understood as a physical consequence of the first.In c...
Historical subject
Nietzsche's critique of the historical subject is based in the rejection of an existing substance in favor of forces and wills combining to form combinations, sometimes in the form of a consciousness....
Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei ([ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642), often known mononymously as Galileo, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, and philosopher who ...
Dark Ages (historiography)
The Dark Ages is a historical periodization used originally for the Middle Ages, which emphasizes the cultural and economic deterioration that occurred in Western Europe following the decline of th...
Michael Polanyi
Michael Polanyi, FRS (11 March 1891 – 22 February 1976) was a Hungarian-British polymath, who made important theoretical contributions to physical chemistry, economics, and philosophy. He argued that ...
Modernity
Modernity is a term of art used in the humanities and social sciences to designate both a historical period (the modern era), as well as the ensemble of particular socio-cultural norms, attitudes and ...
Plica (sigillography)
Plica (from Latin plica - fold) is a term from sigillography for the reinforcement of the lower edge of a charter or deed, produced by folding up the bottom of the sheet of parchment to achieve a doub...
Prosopographical network
A prosopographical network is a system which represents a historical group made up by individual actors and their interactions within a delimited spatial and temporal range. The network science method...
Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums
Kriminalgeschichte des Christentums (In English Criminal History of Christianity) is the main work of the author and church critic Karlheinz Deschner. It describes the misconduct attributed to various...
Philosophy of space and time
Philosophy of space and time is the branch of philosophy concerned with the issues surrounding the ontology, epistemology, and character of space and time. While such ideas have been central to philos...
Lies (evidence)
Lies, on their own, are not sufficient evidence of a crime though in some situations they may themselves be a crime—making false statements, fraud, false advertising, perjury. However, lies may indica...