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Research Paper
A Critique of the Temporal Analysis of Modal Propositions

ali akbar ahmadi afar majani

Volume 4, Issue 13 , April 2008, Pages 7-27


  The central issue of this paper is the semantics of the modal propositions, with emphasis on the necessary and permanent propositions. First, the writer offers a short explanation of the modal propositions according to the traditional logic, then describes their temporal analysis, and finally, criticizes ...  Read More

Research Paper
Decidability of Intelligent Systems

mohammad ali hijjati; morteza mozgi nejhad

Volume 4, Issue 13 , April 2008, Pages 29-49


  Intelligent systems are designed on the model of the operation of mind; but they come across, at least, the following problems: (a) Can IS solve every problem? (b) Is there any correspondence between the above problem and the undecidability of the first order predicate logic? Before finding proper answers, ...  Read More

Research Paper

farzin banki

Volume 4, Issue 13 , April 2008, Pages 51-64


  One of the most important things you have to consider while translating is to look for correct equivalents. The importance gems from the connection that should be taken into account between new concepts and the cultural heritage of the target language. In order to choose equivalents correctly one should ...  Read More

Research Paper
The Casual Approach to Properties and the Unity of Science

hasan sheykh rezai

Volume 4, Issue 13 , April 2008, Pages 65-78


  Multiple realization is one of the central topics in analytic metaphysics and philosophy of science. After a short exposition of the notion of realization, one of the arguments against reducibility of special sciences, based on the notion of multiple realization, will be reviewed. The next step is to ...  Read More

Research Paper
Hamartia: The Philosophical Feature of Tragedy

alireza mohammadi barchani

Volume 4, Issue 13 , April 2008, Pages 79-103


  According to the Aristotelian tradition, a tragedy consists of several elements: mythos, character, diction, reflection, orchestra, and sound. Aristotle recognized three parts of the mythos in a tragedy: peripeteia, anagnorisis, and catastrophe. He, through his critical views about the essence of tragedy, ...  Read More

Research Paper
Allameh Tabatabaei and Schleiermacher on the Nothingness

morteza hoyeni

Volume 4, Issue 13 , April 2008, Pages 105-121


  Allameh Tabatabaei in his theory about the "conventional perceptions" (edrakat-e etebari), states that any being alive looks for a purpose (telos) in its acts. However, this purpose is merely conventionality (etebari), and has no place unless in the imagination. Therefore, the nothingness is somehow ...  Read More

Research Paper
The Creation of the World in Philo and Ibn ‘Arabī's Viewpoint

tahereh haj ebrahimi

Volume 4, Issue 13 , April 2008, Pages 123-138


  Philo and Ibn ‘Arabī believe in the creation of the world as a manifestation of God’s will. Having faith in the truth and existence of one transcendent God, and being influenced by Plato and Platonism as a basis origin for their thoughts, these two scholars try to explain how different creatures ...  Read More