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For a Typology of Auditory Verbal Hallucinations Based on their Content

A paper published in Activitas nervosa Superior (2020), 62, pages 104–109. Auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs) are a common symptom of schizophrenia. Studies have focused on a classification of AVHs, based on different criteria. Subtypes of AVHs have been defined, distinguishing … Continue reading

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A Primer on Matrix Dialectic Plan

New: pdf available for free reading. The book “A Primer on Matrix Dialectic Plan” aims to present in a simple, progressive and illustrated way a methodology created by the author that allows to easily realize a matrix dialectic plan. It … Continue reading

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Objects with ubiquity properties and interpretation of quantum entanglement

Preprint: In this article we describe the properties of objects that we shall call ubiquitous or with ubiquitous properties. Ubiquitous objects are such that they have the property of being simultaneously in several distinct spatial positions. Although these properties are … Continue reading

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One-sided bias

The one-sided bias consists in focusing on a given standpoint when considering a given object, and of neglecting the opposite view. In our framework, such fallacious reasoning consists, when considering an object o and the reference class associated with it, … Continue reading

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One-sided viewpoint

When only the pole A (respectively the pole Ā) of a given duality is considered, it consists of a one-sided viewpoint. Things are seen exclusively from the perspective of one pole. It contrasts with the two-sided viewpoint, with takes into … Continue reading

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Principle of dialectical indifference

(PRINCIPLE OF DIALECTICAL INDIFFERENCE) When considering a given object o and the reference class E associated with it, from the angle of duality A/Ā, all things being equal, it should be given equal weight to the viewpoint of the A … Continue reading

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Bistable perception

Bistable perception is a phenomenon caused by a visual stimulus, which generates two different perceptions in the subject who sees it. Bistable perception instances result in particular from: – The Necker cube – the Rubin’s vase – The duck / … Continue reading

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An instance of one-sideness bias

Let us consider the following (in deductive form) instance of the one-sidedness bias, mentioned by Philippe Boulanger (2000, p. 3)1. Ulam estimates that if a company were to achieve a level of workforce large enough, its performance would be paralysed by … Continue reading

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Dual poles

The dual poles can de defined as neutral concepts, which come in pairs, and are such that each of them is defined as the opposite of the other. For example, internal can be defined as the opposite of external and … Continue reading

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Dialectical monism in Aztec philosophy

  It is worth mentioning a form of dialectical monism in the ancient Aztec philosophy and especially in the concept of ” Teotl “, which is at the center of Aztec metaphysics and cosmology. Teotl is the expression of an … Continue reading

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