Author: ooker

  • The cognitivism and physicalism in Daoism and Buddhism

    The cognitivism and physicalism in Daoism and Buddhism

    My research interest can be divided into two categories, and will be explained further below: The cognitivism in Daoism and Buddhism’s epistemology The physicalism in Daoism and Buddhism’s metaphysics/cosmology Please note that my understanding on philosophy is weak, and I may use the terms incorrectly. I’m more confident when talking about physics and cognitive psychology. […]

  • Intro 5

    My work can be divided into two projects: The Sphere and A theory of perspective Project 1: The Sphere The mission of The Sphere is to promote self-refection, the respect to others, the curiosity to what cause us fear, and the courage to cut harmful things. The targets are people who are suffering (or creating […]

  • When does one have decision-making capacity?

    Excerpt taken from Decision-Making Capacity (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) Although new topics continue to be introduced, it is clear that outside philosophy much is assumed as settled that would not look settled to a philosophical eye. where “appropriate” here just means an implementation that strikes just the right balance between protecting the truly vulnerable, on […]

  • When would desire become autonomy?

    This is an excerpt in the article Autonomy: Normative | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Personal Autonomy Without question, the majority of contemporary work on autonomy has centered on analyses of the nature and normativity of personal autonomy. Personal autonomy (also referred to as ‘individual autonomy’) refers to a psychological property, the possession of which enables […]

  • Is manipulation always wrong?

    This is an excerpt from The Ethics of Manipulation (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). Highly recommended for anyone interested in this topic. 3. Answering the Evaluation Question A complete answer to the evaluation question should tell us about the sort of wrongfulness that manipulation possesses: Is it absolutely immoral, pro tanto immoral, prima facie immoral, etc.? […]

  • Is informed consent really justified?

    Is informed consent really justified?

    But why should we require informed consent, when it comes at a cost to the individual’s health?

  • “The best way to learn vocabulary is from context.” Why is that sometime not true?

    “The best way to learn vocabulary is from context.” Why is that sometime not true?

    Because sometimes you have no clue what the context says

  • Recommended software

    Recommended software

    This is my list of recommended software for Windows. Some of them can work on Mac/Linux: OneNote: notebook AutoHotkey: custom hotkeys & automation ManicTime: computer usage tracker ShareX: screen capture & host uploading ClipX: clipboard manager (CopyQ for advanced features) RSIGuard: ergonomic software f.lux: blue light filter T-clock Redux: configurable taskbar clock WhatPulse: keyboard/mouse usage […]

  • Bibliography

    Philosophy Appignanesi, R., C. Garratt, Z. Sardar, and P. Curry, Postmodernism for Beginners, Beginners Series (Totem Books, 1995) Fillingham, L.A., and M. Süsser, Foucault for Beginners, Riters and Readers Documentary Comic Books (Writers and Readers Pub., 1993) Jullien, F., The Propensity of Things: Toward a History of Efficacy in China, trans. by Lê Đức Quang […]

  • Appendix 2: Other thoughts

    1 There are three mathematical branches that are used in this theory: projective geometry, dynamical systems, and maybe harmonics analysis. As far as I know, the only theory in physics that links all of them is… Einstein’s relativity theory. I’m speechless 😶 But I think the mathematical model is totally different and should not be […]