The Finer Points

The Finer Points of Philosophy

Philosopher Status

Brain in a Vat 0 – 200

Plato’s Cave Dweller 200 – 1,000

Lost in Barn Facade Country 1,000 – 2,500

Mary the Color Scientist 2,500 – 5,000

Twin Oscar 5,000 – 10,000

Straw Man 10,000 – 15,000

Philosophical Zombie 15,000 – 20,000

Trolley Driver 20,000 – 25,000

Russell’s Barber 25,000 – 50,000

The Evil Deceiver 50,000 – 100,000

Thomas Kuhn 100,000 – 200,000

Bertrand Russell 200,000 – 300,000

David Hume 300,000 – 500,000

Socrates 500,000 – 1,000,000

Pyrrho 1,000,000 –

Paths of Advancement

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Points for site visit 25 -
Points for viewing a page 1 No limit
Points for viewing Courses 5 No limit
Points for viewing Lessons 5 No limit
Points for viewing Quizzes 5 No limit

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