Philosophy Debates

 
Sort By:
Showing: 21 - 30

Military Officers should NOT lead from The Front

Jingle_Bombs
sengejuri

I'd like to thank sengejuri for accepting this debate. Looking forward to another bloodbath as usual. Should you wish to adjust any of these rules, please message me. --- Military officers (ranked O-1 to O-10) should NOT lead troops from the front. Con must prove at least one modern command & control concept or combat necessity that wisely argues for military officers to be present with units actively engaged on the front lines. Victory goes to the most convincin...

Voting Period
5 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Immanuel Kant was more important than John Stuart Mill in the development of philosophy

phantom
kasmic

100th debate! This debate should be impossible to accept. Introduction and Clarifications Credit to SocialPinko for the idea. We had a similar debate a while back and I wanted to do one like this again. The terms “important” and “development” will be open for debate. There is no need to agree on the specific definitions but we should apply common sense...

Post Voting Period
78 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

is war the solution to all the problems

nihal
ResponsiblyIrresponsible

according to me war is not a solution to a problem as it lead to the loss of many people and lead to loss of economy of both the country...

Post Voting Period
5 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Our Sense of Morality Has Evolutionary Origins

Surrealism
daniel.m

As usual, the first round is for acceptance.DEFINITIONS:Evolution - The descent of different species from a common ancestor over many generations. [1]Morality - a code of conduct that, given specified conditions, would be put forward by all rational persons [2]Sense of Morality - The feelings we have...

Post Voting Period
4 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The Kalam Cosmological Argument is Sound

Miles_Donahue
SirCrona

The kalam cosmological argument is a powerful and cogent argument for the existence of God, and I'm willing to defend that claim against anyone who disagrees....

Post Voting Period
8 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

There Are Good Secular Reasons to Disallow Same-Sex Marriage

Contradiction
HonestDiscussioner

HonestDiscussioner and I have agreed on terms. I will launch immediately into my opening statement.~The state regulates marriage for a reason. It dispenses benefits for a reason. Understanding what this reason is will tell us what criteria are and are not relevant to marriage, and thus whether any rights are being denied. If the state excludes same-sex couples from entering into legal marriages on the basis of criteria relevant to the public purpose of marri...

Post Voting Period
211 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

It is possible to romantically love more than one person at once.

pratta3
AMusarra

1.) A relationship between two people which is characterized by romantic love means that it is both an emotionally and physically intimate relationship in which both people care genuinely for the well-being of the other. 2.) It is possible to be emotionally intimate with more than one person at once. 3.) It is possible to be physically intimate with more than one person at once. 4.) It is possible to care genuinely for the well-being of more than one person at once. 5.) There is no reason wh...

Post Voting Period
0 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Resolved: Truth is Subjective

TheJuniorVarsityNovice
Miv_Tu

Hello everyone I would like to propose a debate in which my opponent will defend that truth can be subjective. By truth I do not mean ethics nor morality.The following definitions must be accepted as fact throughout this deabte: Definition of Subjective:A.)

Post Voting Period
47 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

God Probably Doesn't Exist

n7
Toviyah

This debate is impossible to accept, if you wish to accept let me know in the comments.You must have a minimum of 2500 ELO to vote on this debate.Definitions:God: The sentient eternal (has always existed and held his properties) omnipotent, omniscient, omnibenevolent being that was the efficient cause of the universe.Probably: Almost certainly; as far as one knows or can tell.Doesn't Exist: Does not have objective reality or being....

Post Voting Period
215 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

Should women carry handguns?

In4it
Toxifrost

Women should stop the chances that they will become the victim of a violent crime, and start carrying handguns to protect themselves. Why should a woman have to endure a rape or worse die at the hands of the growing number of violent offenders, just waiting for her around nearly every corner. Another side to this is that one sane person could save countless lives, in the right situation....

Post Voting Period
9 Comments
Updated 4 Weeks Ago