Talk:Parallelism (philosophy)

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Proposed deletion[edit]

I want to delete this article but I don't know how. The new part is original content, which I now know is not allowed. I just wanted to show a link between compatibilism and pre-established harmony and I have done that instead under interaction dualism.

You can't delete it yourself. You have to nominate it on WP:AFD. Why do you want to delete the whole article though? The first section, though small, seems fine. -Seth Mahoney 21:26, 15 January 2006 (UTC)
I second Seth - this is a notable theory, and an article on it seems appropriate. Anarchia 04:06, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
I second Anarchia, Parallelism is at the least a significant view in the history of philosophy. Furthermore, the article does not belong in the pseudoscience category, because it is an assumption or a priori premise and not given a posteriori. To my knowledge it does not comply with Karl Popper's definition of pseudoscience, which requires that the presentation of the subject makes claim to science. I have yet to come across a (pseduo)scientific justification of parallelism. Some arguments for parallelism may explain away scientifically established facts, however, this is not the same as making the claim: "this is science". Rather, pro-parallelism arguments argue the opposite, which is a strong demarcation from science - and thus pseudoscience. Ostracon (talk) 22:13, 1 September 2009 (UTC)