Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The doctrine that the real world consists simply of the physical world.
- ‘Nor are metaphysicians solely concerned with the nature of the physical world - unless they happen to espouse the doctrine of physicalism, which maintains that the only things that exist are physical entities in space and time.’
- ‘That does not require that in embracing naturalism one also embrace determinism, physicalism, and reductionism.’
- ‘Amongst mainstream philosophers, discontent with physicalism led to a modest revival of property dualism in the last decade of the twentieth century.’
- ‘The most common opposing view has been materialism or physicalism, a philosophical position maintaining that everything, including mind, is essentially physical.’
- ‘Another response by Heidegger to the metaphysics of physicalism is his emphasis on the centrality of mood to our everyday understanding of the world.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.