A telos is an end or purpose, in a fairly constrained sense used by philosophers
such as Aristotle. It is the root of the term "teleology," roughly the study of ...
The purpose of philosophy is to understand the world through the use of reason.
Let's go back to the beginning. Thales of Miletus is generally considered the...
Oct 27, 2013 ... “Knowledge is knowing what to do. Wisdom is doing what you know.” – Proverb.
How can we use philosophy and wisdom to “live better”?
Dec 30, 2008 ... I'm interested in both senses of the question - which is to say, what need or
purpose does philosophy serve? and, what need or purpose should ...
Feb 11, 2015 ... In this lesson, explore one definition of philosophy and why it is hard to pin down
in simple terms. Learn what it means to go beyond having a...
Center Philosophy. Honesty and clarity in one's thinking. The willingness to
recognize prejudice in oneself and replace it with truth and love. Compassion for
Sep 8, 2014 ... It is not the purpose of a Philosophy class to transmit information or inculcate
skills, however useful that may be. It is to introduce students to the ...
Jun 4, 2006 ... The purpose of philosophy, I said, was to make one's beliefs consistent in areas
in which it's not clear what to believe. Given two sides of a ...
May 20, 2015 ... On the strength of a few quotations and the popular lecture Why I am Not a
Christian, philosopher Bertrand Russell has been characterized as ...
May 15, 2007 ... Many major historical figures in philosophy have provided an answer .... Fulfilling
God's purpose by choice is the sole source of meaning, with ...