/r/askphilosophy/

r/askphilosophy

364k members
r/askphilosophy is a subreddit with 364k members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is huge in size, and has high activity.
/r/askphilosophy aims to provide serious, well-researched answers to philosophical questions.

Popular Themes in r/askphilosophy

#1
Advice Requests
: "My 8 year old is asking how to prove that reality exists"
9 posts
#2
Solution Requests
: "Who are some feminist philosophers?"
6 posts
#3
Pain & Anger
: "I'm having a hard time understanding why Robert Sapolsky's denial of free will is wrong"
3 posts

Popular Topics in r/askphilosophy

#1

Philosophy

: "How do you learn Philosophy?"
93 posts
#2

Ethics

: "From a utlitarian perspective, would it be okay to kill someone if it brought you enough pleasure?"
22 posts
#3

Morality

: "If humans are "just atoms" do they have moral value?"
12 posts
#4

God

: "If, according to Aquinas, God represents truth, goodness, and beauty, does that mean ugly people have a disadvantage when it comes to being a good Christian?"
11 posts
#5

Metaphysics

: "Is the denial of Metaphysics still Metaphysics?"
10 posts
#6

Free Will

: "I'm having a hard time understanding why Robert Sapolsky's denial of Free Will is wrong"
9 posts
#7

Logic

: "Why should I trust Logic?"
8 posts
#8

Religion

6 posts
#9

Death

: "Why is eternal oblivion after Death seen as the logical consequence of physicalism?"
5 posts
#10

Realism

5 posts

Member Growth in r/askphilosophy

Daily
+231 members(0.1%)
Monthly
+7k members(1.8%)
Yearly
+75k members(26.1%)

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