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. The cognitivism in Daoism and […]

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The linguistic and cognitive aspects of red herring names and formal definitions

Red herring names are names not either red or a herring. That is, it is a misleading name in math. Take the red herring name noncommutative geometry as an example. Its correct form should be not necessarily commutative geometry (or possibly non-commutative geometry), but the adverbs are trimmed in a rush to explain an idea in which the speaker knows […]

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Connections between cognitive linguistics, cognitive psychology, Buddhism and Daoism

Here I discuss my observations between the four fields: linguistics, cognitive psychology, Buddhism and Daoism. Each section will be a topic that involve at least two of them. Note that my understanding on linguistics is not very strong. Misunderstanding in communication In the parable “The blind men and the elephant”, the concept “elephant” is defined as “snake”, “tree”, or “spear” […]

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