Philosophy

The systematic exploration of fundamental questions about existence, reason, knowledge, value, mind, and language characterizes philosophy. It is a rational and critical inquiry that scrutinizes its own methods and assumptions. Throughout history, various sciences like physics and psychology were part of philosophy, though they are now distinct academic disciplines.

Diverse philosophical traditions, such as Western, Arabic-Persian, Indian, and Chinese philosophy, have left lasting imprints. Originating in Ancient Greece, Western philosophy spans numerous subfields. Arabic-Persian philosophy delves into the relationship between reason and revelation, while Indian philosophy addresses spiritual enlightenment and the nature of reality. Chinese philosophy focuses on practical matters like social conduct, governance, and self-cultivation.

Major branches of philosophy include epistemology, ethics, logic, and metaphysics. Epistemology examines knowledge acquisition, ethics explores moral principles, logic studies correct reasoning, and metaphysics delves into the most general features of reality.

Aesthetics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of history, and political philosophy are notable subfields. Each branch harbors competing schools of thought with differing principles, theories, or methods.

Philosophers employ diverse methods for acquiring philosophical knowledge, such as conceptual analysis, reliance on common sense and intuitions, thought experiments, analysis of ordinary language, description of experience, and critical questioning.

Philosophy intersects with various fields, including sciences, mathematics, business, law, and journalism. Offering an interdisciplinary perspective, it studies the scope and fundamental concepts of these disciplines while investigating their methods and ethical implications.

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Being Good: A Short Introduction to Ethics
Being Good: A Short Introduction to Ethics
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Being Good: A Short Introduction to Ethics book pdf by Simon Blackburn
The Art of Living
The Art of Living
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Strange New World
Strange New World
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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy
The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy
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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy book pdf by Simon Blackburn
Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy
Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy
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Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy book pdf by Simon Blackburn
Applied Ethics
Applied Ethics
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Practical Ethics
Practical Ethics
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55 Answers to Questions about Life After Death
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The Evolution of Matter
The Evolution of Matter
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Foucault
Foucault
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Difference and repetition
Difference and repetition
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In Defense of Animals
In Defense of Animals
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Meditation for dummies
Meditation for dummies
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Life's Dominion
Life's Dominion
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Ronald Dworkin
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The Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics
The Two Fundamental Problems of Ethics
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Arthur Schopenhauer
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Stories We Tell Ourselves: Making Meaning in a Meaningless Universe
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Richard Holloway
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Dialogues
Dialogues
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Gilles Deleuze
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Parerga and Paralipomena: Short Philosophical Essays, Vol: 2
Parerga and Paralipomena: Short Philosophical Essays, Vol: 2
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Intuition
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