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Telos (philosophy)

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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 ...

What is the intended purpose of philosophy? - Quora

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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...

The Real Purpose of Philosophy - Sources of Insight

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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”?

What is the purpose of philosophy? : Philosophy Forums

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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 ...

Philosophy: Definition & Purpose - Video & Lesson Transcript ...

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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...

Our Philosophy and Purpose

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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  ...

The Purpose of Philosophy Class - Daily Nous

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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 ...

The Web of Belief: The Purpose of Philosophy

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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 ...

Bertrand Russell: The Everyday Benefit of Philosophy Is That It ...

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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 ...

The Meaning of Life (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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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 ...

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The Purpose of Philosophy - Princeton University Press

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The Purpose of Philosophy. What is the subject matter of philosophy? There is no universally accepted answer to this question. Opinions differ, from those who ...

The Purpose of Philosophy | On Philosophy

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Mar 28, 2008 ... And as philosophy is an activity that persists we can thus ask what the purpose of philosophy is, and what interests it serves, and expect an ...

Meaning and Purpose | Issue 24 | Philosophy Now

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From about 1300 A.D. the English word 'meaning' has had two meanings: (1) ' purpose' or 'intention' and (2) that of word meaning. The second seems to have ...